In the latest development on the case where two men were seen stealing flower pots from the Shankar Chowk area of Gurugram, police arrested a man named Manmohan on Wednesday.
Manmohan, 50 was nabbed after the video of his theft went viral on the internet. The Gurugram Metropolitan Development Authority took cognizance of the act and assured strict action on the accused. Police also seized Yadav's car and a case was registered against him.
"A person named Manmohan, 50, has been arrested by Gurugram police in a case pertaining to stealing flower pots. Police have seized a car & stolen flower pots," said Gurugram police.
In Gurugram's Shankar Chowk, two individuals were allegedly captured stealing flower pots that had been placed up for a G20 event while driving a luxurious car. The car with VIP number plate is purportedly owned by YouTube influencer Elvish Yadav's family.
The reason behind Yadav's name coming up in the matter is because only last year the social media influencer was seen rallying in a KIA Carnival with the same registration number - HR20AV0006, in Tijara, Rajasthan. These flower pots were stolen from Shankar Chowk intersection of Gurugram.
In the undated video, many flower pots full of blooming flowers can be seen being placed at a spot where a billboard promoting the G20 conference can also be seen. Soon one can see both men lifting a couple of flower pots and putting them in their car. After putting a couple of flower pots in the car, the duo can be seen fleeing away in the vehicle.
The video of the incident, which was captured by a man, was posted on social media and instantly went viral.
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All of this took place just a few days before when a number of meetings are planned to be conducted in the national capital, where leaders from various countries are expected to be present during the G20 conference.
Soon after the video went viral, the Gurugram Metropolitan Development Authority officials took note of the action. Joint CEO, SK Chahal assured that the department will take action against the men as soon as possible.
A video of two men allegedly stealing flower pots set up for a G20 event in Gurugram went viral It has come to our cognizance & action will be taken against them," said SK Chahal, Joint CEO, Gurugram Metropolitan Development Authority.
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