Rs 10-lakh theft by teenager during wedding at Chandigarh’s Hotel Mountview

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A teenager is suspected to have decamped with cash and jewellery totalling nearly Rs 10 lakh from the wedding reception of the son of the president of Ludhiana’s Hero Cycles at Hotel Mountview in Sector 10 here on Monday night.

The incident was reported at around 10pm when the reception was underway at the hotel lawns where about 150 guests were present.

“We were sitting at a table and a photographer asked us for a family photo. My wife kept the bag containing cash and jewellery on the table. Within minutes, it was gone,” SS Saini, president of Ludhiana’s Hero Cycles said, adding the bag contained Rs 8-lakh worth ornaments of his wife and daughter, besides nearly Rs 2.5-lakh in cash.

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