Purses with foreign currency land in safe hands at IGI Metro station

Central Industrial Security Force returned two purses containing foreign currency and gold rings to their owner at IGI airport, officials said.

Also, they returned another purse containing gold and silver items worth Rs 80,000 to its owner at Nawada Metro station on Tuesday.

CISF said constables found two purses at the platform of IGI Airport Metro Station around 11.30 pm on Monday.

“On noticing the purses, they informed senior officers. The purses were checked and nothing suspicious was found,” said a CISF spokesperson. They contained 575 pounds, an iPhone, a gold ring, a gold bracelet, a pair of earrings and a nose pin,” he added.

After Azra Begum, resident of Britain reached New Delhi Metro station, she realised that she had lost her purses, the spokesperson said.

“After she gave the details of the items, a CISF constable was sent from IGI Airport Metro station to New Delhi station to hand over the purses to her,” he said.

In another incident, a constable deployed at Nawada Metro station noticed a purse lying on the table of X-ray baggage inspection system at 10.30 am on Tuesday.

“The purse contained a gold ring, three pairs of silver anklets, a silver ring and a cell phone,” the spokesperson said. “With the help of a number saved in the mobile phone, the CISF managed to communicate to a relative of the owner of the purse. At 10.55 am, a lady passenger, Ankita Sharma, arrived at Nawada station to claim the purse,” he added.
DH News Service

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