83 domestic gas cylinders stolen

Eighty-three domestic LPG cylinders worth about Rs 1,97,600 were stolen from a godown at the Verna industrial estate on Monday night. The godown belongs to Sajan Signapurkar, owner of 'Loutolim Gas Services', Raia.

In his complaint, Signapurkar said he received a delivery of 295 domestic cylinders and five commercial cylinders from HPCL on Monday.

Of 295, 205 cylinders were loaded onto three vehicles for delivery and 90 domestic cylinders were kept at the godown.

"Next day when I came to the godown I noticed the door's lock had been broken and 83 cylinders were missing," he stated.

He estimated the cylinders' cost to be approximately 1,97,600, including refill value. Police have registered an offence against unknown persons. [TOI]