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Rs 43 Lakh, 283 Mobiles Left Behind in Delhi Metro in a Year

The recovery of cash forgotten and later restored to the traveller, is one of the largest in the last few years.

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The recovery of cash forgotten and later restored to the traveller, is one of the largest in the last few years. (Photo: iStockphoto)
  • During a 12-month period, Rs 43 lakh in cash, 283 mobile phones and 79 laptops were among the belongings left behind by commuters while travelling in the Delhi Metro till August this year.

  • The recovery of cash forgotten and later returned to the traveller, is one of the largest in the last few years. Foreign currency worth over Rs 26,000 and bank cheques/drafts worth over Rs 40.85 lakh were recovered.

  • Besides that, 23 pieces of gold ornaments, 63 watches, nine cameras and as many tablet phones were recovered from the Delhi Metro from January to August this year.

  • “In most cases, the person who forgets his belonging comes back and the cash and other stuff is handed back to the bonafide owner after due verification,” a senior official said.

(With inputs from PTI.)

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