Indians Held in US for Shoplifting

Indian Students Arrested for Shoplifting in USA

Indians: In a recent incident in Hoboken, New Jersey, two Indian students, aged 20 and 22, found themselves in legal trouble after attempting to leave a store without paying for items.

The women, hailing from Hyderabad and Guntur in Andhra Pradesh, were pursuing their studies in the United States.

According to reports, the students were apprehended by authorities at ShopRite after allegedly trying to exit the store without completing the purchase process.

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Upon being alerted, the Hoboken city police arrived at the scene and informed the students about the seriousness of shoplifting, emphasizing that it constitutes a criminal offense.

Despite one of the students offering to pay double for the items they had not paid for initially, and the other pleading for leniency promising not to repeat the act, the police proceeded with the arrest, citing adherence to legal protocols.

The incident highlights the consequences of shoplifting and the importance of respecting laws and regulations, especially while residing in a foreign country for academic pursuits.

It serves as a reminder to students and individuals alike to exercise ethical conduct and adhere to the legal framework of the host nation.

Both students are now expected to face legal proceedings as per the laws of the United States, underscoring the need for awareness and compliance with the statutes governing behaviour and actions in any jurisdiction.

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