Hunger is a feeling that has a wonderful habit of striking at odd times. Even the best of us fall prey to these untimely hunger pangs – be it early in the morning or late at night. Sometimes, we foodies can’t help but feel hungry even in the midst of important tasks. This was exactly the situation a thief faced in an incident that went viral recently. A thief called the robbery in the middle to make some khichdi and got caught in this act and the police arrested him. Assam Police took to Twitter to share a small excerpt from this hilarious incident. to keep track:
The Curious Case of the Grain Thief!
Despite its many health benefits, cooking khichdi while trying to steal can be harmful to your health.
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The official handle of Assam Police tweeted, “The curious case of a grain thief! Despite its many health benefits, cooking khichdi during an attempted theft can be injurious to your well-being.” He further confirmed, “The thief has been arrested and the Guwahati Police is serving him some hot food.”
The incident reportedly took place in Hengrabari area of Guwahati, Assam. A report from The Hindu gives details of the theft. While the thief was in the process of stealing valuables from an empty house, he stopped to make khichdi for himself. Then the neighbors noticed the sounds coming from the kitchen and informed the police, who later caught him red-handed.
Twitter users couldn’t help but react to this strange but hilarious incident. Many of them can relate to the need for thieves to cook and eat khichdi at such odd times. Others said that a dish was too delicious to resist the khichdi. One user wrote, ‘Khichdi is love’ and a user wrote, ‘If Khichdi is delicious, then have some mercy on it!
Check out the funniest reactions here:
It certainly feels good when your khichdi travels across the country.
BTW, DJ Lockup is still entertaining drunk drivers.
Next time he orders Swiggy at ‘work’ – Neguy (@Neguy9) 11 January 2022
Hahaha ?????????? Good ??????? I guess since morning he was in planning and execution mode and hence forgot to eat even a bite. , Pallavi (Ruby) Barua????????? (@25rubybaruah) 11 January 2022
Did this really happen? The cant part?— ArWiNd (@yo_honour) 11 January 2022
????????????— াঃ |Dr. Acting|Dr. Abhi|???????????? (@Dr_Cardio__) 11 January 2022
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In May 2021 too, a similar incident went viral on social media. UK police have succeeded in nabbing a wanted criminal after he shared a picture of cheese on his account. Police found out his whereabouts with the help of this picture! Click here to read more about this story.
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