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SORRY! Haryana thief returns stolen Covid-19 vaccines from Jind, leaves handwritten note

By Rajan Nath -- April 23, 2021 11:45 am -- Updated:April 23, 2021 11:51 am

Day after stealing 1,710 COVID-19 vaccines from Jind hospital in Haryana, the thief surprised police and authorities when he returned the packets stolen with an apology note.

“Sorry, Pata Nahi Thaa Isme Corona ki Dawai Thi [Sorry, I didn't know that this packet contained COVID-19 vaccine],” the note said.

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After stealing 1,710 COVID-19 vaccines from Jind hospital in Haryana, thief returned the packets stolen with an apology note.

It started on Wednesday night when a box containing COVID-19 vaccines was stolen from the Jind's hospital store in Haryana. On Thursday, the police registered a complaint which mentioned 1270 Covishield vaccines and 440 Covaxin jabs went missing from the PPC centre.

According to the DCP Jind, Jitendra Khatkad, an unidentified man left a bag at a tea stall, outside the Civil Lines Police Station. He said that it contained food packets for staff. It also contained a handwritten note and the vaccines.

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After stealing 1,710 COVID-19 vaccines from Jind hospital in Haryana, thief returned the packets stolen with an apology note.

As per the report, there were several other vaccines kept in the store but weren't taken away by the thieves. It was also reported that there were other valuables like laptop and Rs 50,000 cash in the storeroom but the thieves did not take away those articles.

After stealing 1,710 COVID-19 vaccines from Jind hospital in Haryana, thief returned the packets stolen with an apology note.

Meanwhile, the police has made no arrests so far but the story reimposes faith in humanity. The country, currently, is already dealing with a massive health crisis with oxygen supply and hospital beds running out.

Haryana on Wednesday recorded the biggest single-day of 9,623 coronavirus cases and 45 deaths.

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