HYDERABAD: A bag containing 149 tola of gold ornaments worth Rs 30 lakh was stolen from a woman on the Visakhapatnam-Secunderabad Duranto Express train in the early hours of Friday.
According to Railway police, the woman was sleeping keeping the bag containing gold under her head. Sec’bad Railway police said they received a complaint from one G Naga Keshavenu (59), a resident of Vizag, that she was travelling along with her granddaughter to Secunderabad in the train. The woman was travelling, along with her granddaughter, in A2 coach B.No.40 to attend her sister’s daughter’s marriage at Madinaguda in Hyderabad. Around 1 am on Friday, she checked the bag under her head and it was intact. Around 4 am, as the train reached Warangal, she checked it again and found the bag missing. She enquired with fellow travellers and came to the conclusion that the bag had been stolen by an intruder. After reaching Sec’bad railway station, she lodged a complaint with railway police.