Tuesday, October 17, 2006

Jet staff held for gold theft from cargo

New Delhi: A jet airways employee was arrested by police yesterday on charges of stealing a consignment of gold ornaments, worth Rs 40 lakh, from the aircraft’s cargo.
The police also claimed to have recovered the stolen ornaments, weighing 4.5 kg. The accused, Santosh Prasad, was working with the Jet Airways Security Unit.
According to the police, the gold consignment, meant for a Delhi-based jeweller, was sent by a Mumbai jewellery store in Zaveri Bazar on October 8 through flight 9W2 305 of Jet Airways.
Prasad, according to the police, was arrested from Anand Vihar Bus Stand yesterday as he was trying to leave Delhi with the ornaments.
16/10/06 Delhi Newsline