Crime and Accident

Man allegedly lifts bag containing gold at metro station

Man allegedly lifts bag containing gold at metro station

New Delhi: A 35-year-old man today allegedly lifted a bag containing gold jewellery worth over Rs 1 lakh from a scanning machine at the Karol Bagh metro station, even as the bag’s owner dubbed it as a misunderstanding, police said today.

Ganesh allegedly lifted the bag from the X-ray machine around 7 PM yesterday at the Karol Bagh metro station and tried to run away with it, a senior police officer said.

He was caught by CISF security personnel who handed him over to police.

The bag belonged to Gulshan, a resident of Adadpur, who said it contained jewellery worth Rs 1.2 lakh. Gulshan and Ganesh were taken to police station.

Ganesh in his statement said it was a misunderstanding. No case was registered, the officer said.