Maha Cops find Rs 2.5 lakh valuables left by woman in auto- rickshaw

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    Thane, Jan 24 (PTI) Police have found a woman's bag
containing valuables worth Rs 2.5 lakh which she left in an
auto-rickshaw last month here in Maharashtra, officials said
on Sunday.
    The woman was on way to a marriage function on
December 11 when she forgot her bag, containing jewellery and
clothes, in the vehicle in Bhayander town of Thane.
    Her husband later lodged a police complaint.
    The police checked the CCTV footage of the area and
identified the auto-rickshaw.
    They also learnt that the vehicle's driver recently
went to his native village in Uttar Pradesh and came back on
January 11, a release from the Mira-Bhayander Vasai-Virar
police commissionerate said.
    The police apprehended the driver and took him to his
native place from where the valuables were recovered on
Friday, the release said.
    A non-cognisable offence was registered against the
driver under Indian Penal Code Section 403 (dishonest
misappropriation of property), the police added. PTI COR

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