Rs 55 lakh jewellery stolen from Delhi metro station

An unidentified man stole a Haryana-based jeweller`s bag containing jewellery worth Rs.55 lakh from a baggage-scanning machine at a metro station here, police said Wednesday.

Updated: Jun 19, 2013, 21:37 PM IST

New Delhi: An unidentified man stole a Haryana-based jeweller`s bag containing jewellery worth Rs.55 lakh from a baggage-scanning machine at a metro station here, police said Wednesday.

The man walked off with Ravinder Soni`s bag while he was being frisked at Chandni Chowk metro station. Soni, 35, had placed the bag in the scanning machine.
"Soni said he had bought the jewellery from Delhi`s Katra Nawab area Tuesday," said Sanjay Bhatia, additional deputy commissioner of police (crime and railways).
Bhatia said CCTV cameras at the station showed a youth walking off with the bag.

IANS