Staff Reporter

HYDERABAD: Thieves took away a bag containing 35 tolas gold ornaments from a gold merchant while he was travelling in a city bus from Secunderabad to Afzalgunj on Tuesday. The victim Syed Hussain Pasha, 45, of Nellore told the Afzalgunj police that he boarded route no. 8A bus at Secunderabad to go to Afzalgunj around 3 p.m. As the bus passed by Siddiamberbazar mosque, he rose from his seat to get down, but realised that the bag containing jewellery had been stolen.