Thane police on Thursday arrested nine people in connection with the theft of costly mobiles and laptops from godowns in Bhiwandi.
Those arrested hail from adjoining Karnataka, Manoj Patil, DCP (Bhiwandi Division), said at a press meet.
Police also recovered stolen goods worth around Rs 85.32 lakh from them, he said.
The good include 86 Apple iPhone 7s, 58 Dell laptops, one Chevrolet Tavera, one Toyota Innova and one pick-up truck.
The accused persons, who have criminal record, broke into godowns in January and escaped with laptops from godowns worth several lakhs of rupees, the DCP said.
Based on inputs gathered during the investigation, a team from Thane police went to Karnataka and nabbed the accused, he said. The accused are currently in police custody.
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