Onion prices have been on the rise across the country for some time now. With onion becoming a priced commodity, growers and traders are fearing about of theft, after an incident was reported from Bihar.

Dheeraj Kumar, the owner of an onion godown in Patna has alleged that he found the godown broken in on Monday and 328 bags of onion along with cash missing.

“At around 6 in the morning I came to know that the door of my godown was broken, approximately Rs 8 lakh worth of onions kept in 328 bags, cash of Rs 1 lakh 73 thousand and a television set kept in the godown were stolen,” Kumar told reporters.