Chandigarh: Bag with Rs 3 lakh stolen

The police said CCTV footage shows two youths taking away the bag from a chair.

By: Express News Service | Chandigarh/ Jalandhar | Published:October 6, 2016 6:08 am

A BAG containing nearly Rs 3 lakh was allegedly stolen during a marriage celebration at a hotel, Western Court, in Sector 43 on Wednesday. This is the second instance of theft during a wedding function in the past few days.

The police said CCTV footage shows two youths taking away the bag from a chair.

The incident was reported to the police.

“We have registered a case and no arrests have been made yet,” said SHO, Sector 36 police station, Inspector Naseeb Singh. “In the complaint, the family has said the bag contained more than Rs 2.50 lakh.”

Singh said the family said they did not suspect the role of any insider.

On Monday night, a bag containing money was allegedly stolen from a reception function in the lawns of Hotel Mountview in Sector 10. The police registered a case after family submitted a complaint.

CCTV footage showed a boy aged 10-12 year taking away the bag.

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