A stampede-like situation arose at a shopping mall in Siddipet of Hyderabad city after women thronged in large numbers to buy sarees priced at Rs. 10 each.
Women and girls rushed to avail the Rs. 10 sarees, being offered by the CMR shopping mall and as word spread, the number of customers began to swell creating a stampede, police said.
Several people were injured in the incident. A woman also reportedly alleged that she lost her 5 tolas of gold chain, Rs. 6,000 cash, and a debit card.
After the theft, the local police reached the CMR shopping mall and has launched an investigation into the matter.