Royal sword stolen in Jaisalmer

Jaisalmer: An exclusive sword belonging to the former royal family of Jaisalmer has been stolen from the museum at the famous Sonar Fort here, police said Monday.

"The 19th century sword was on display at the fifth floor of the museum. A staff member found the showcase broken and the sword missing yesterday and informed the authorities," SHO Kotwali Veerendra Singh said.

"CCTV cameras were installed in the museum but were not working," he said, adding, investigation into the matter was on.