Pune: On Sunday afternoon, A woman’s unattended bag holding valuable ornaments of Rs3.68 lakh was stolen from a marriage hall at Yamunanagar area in Nigdi.
Assistant sub-inspector of Nigdi police said Gije family from Kalwa in Thane district had come to join marriage of 1 of their relatives. “Around 3.30 pm, photo session with newly-wed couple began,” he said.
Woman, sitting on a sofa, was requested to come on podium for a photo. “In a hurry, she left her purse on sofa. When she returned, her purse was not there,”.
The purse contained ornaments of woman and her daughter-in law. “Her family members searched purse in hall, but in vain,”. Her son, Abhijt Gije, lodged a FIR.
Police said CCTV cameras in the hall were defunction. “We checked video footage of function but did not find any clue.”