Calling onions an expensive commodity would be pretty much an understatement these days. 

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And in West Bengal, where the prices have touched the Rs 100 per kilo mark, onions are apparently more valuable to thieves than actual money. 

Onion shop
Source: Hindustan Times

According to NDTV, a vegetable seller has claimed that his shop was burgled in the East Midnapore district but the thieves did not touch any actual cash in the shop. 

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Akshay Das, who has a shop in Sutahata, said that he was shocked to see everything in his shop scattered after he opened it on Tuesday morning.

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According to Das, the thieves had stolen onions worth Rs. 50,000, along with some garlic and ginger.

They didn't take a single paisa from the cash box.

                    - Akshay Das

The people from our country never cease to surprise, do they?