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Jewellery worth Rs73 lakh stolen from diamond merchant’s house in Mumbai

According to the police, an unidentified man stole gold and diamond jewellery worth Rs73 lakh from Mehnaaz Jesani’s house at Prithvi Apartments on Altamount Road.

mumbai Updated: Feb 05, 2018 00:39 IST
Megha Sood
Megha Sood
Hindustan Times
Mumbai crime,jewellery,diamond merchant
The Gamdevi police are trying to trace the identity of a man who allegedly stole jewellery worth Rs73 lakh from a diamond merchant’s residence.(HT File(Representational Image))

The Gamdevi police are trying to trace the identity of a man who allegedly stole jewellery worth Rs73 lakh from a diamond merchant’s residence, in the period between February 28, 2017 and February 3, 2018.

According to the police, an unidentified man stole gold and diamond jewellery worth Rs73 lakh from Mehnaaz Jesani’s house at Prithvi Apartments on Altamount Road.

When Jesani opened his locker on Saturday, he found the jewels missing.

Dyaneshwar Chavan, deputy commissioner of police (zone 2) said they registered a case of theft on Saturday and are investigating the matter,

“This is the work of an insider or someone who has the duplicate key to Jesani’s locker,” said Chavan.

Chavan said the police are trying to find out who had access to the house keys.

First Published: Feb 05, 2018 00:38 IST