"The incident happened when the train was travelling through Raigarh district. The jeweller, Rakesh Kumar Jain, was in a sleeper compartment of the train on his way from Raipur to Raigarh. His bag, containing 5700 grams of gold worth Rs 70 lakh, was stolen today," a railway police official 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 official said.
A case of theft has been registered and further investigations are underway, he said.
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