NRI reveals Rs 48 lakh jewelry missing from financial institution locker
NEW DELHI: An NRI from Singapore who had kept gold and diamond jewelry really worth Rs 50 lakh in a locker of a central authority financial institution in Shalimar Bagh became in for a shock when he and his mom went back a few months later.
First, they could not open the locker with the keys given by using the bank. Then, on getting it opened by a locksmith, they located that each one gadgets except for a mangalsutra and some other small jewelry really worth around Rs 2 lakh had long gone lacking.
Crime Branch took up the probe after the victim, Kunal Saha, currently filed an FIR for crook breach of believe. Saha said his mom and sister had deposited their ancestral jewellery in June 2017.
While they had been stepping out of the locker, a man known as Ajay had asked for the locker keys to restore a label in the presence of a financial institution authentic. Another man then briefed Saha about the blessings of an NRI account. In the interim, Ajay lower back and exceeded the keys returned to Saha’s mother.
In February 2018, but, the Sahas couldn’t open the locker. In August, they went again and asked the financial institution to call a locksmith, who broke open the locker. The bank pressured Saha to pay Rs four,000 as prices for breaking the locker.
“We suspect that jewellery items had been stolen and a person from the financial institution is involved,” Saha stated. Bank employees, which include its manager, will be questioned