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Man's bag containing gold worth Rs 70 lakh stolen from train

Press Trust of India  |  Raigarh 

Gold worth Rs 70 lakh was today stolen from a travelling on the Durg-South Express, railway police said.

"The incident happened when the train was travelling through district. The jeweller, Rakesh Kumar Jain, was in a sleeper compartment of the train on his way from Raipur to His bag, containing 5700 grams of gold worth Rs 70 lakh, was stolen today," a said.

According to Jain's complaint to the police, he had gone to the toilet around 12:25pm and found his bag missing when he returned to his berth.

"The train was passing through Kharsia area at that time," the said.

A case of theft has been registered and further investigations are underway, he said.

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First Published: Tue, April 17 2018. 20:45 IST