Tamil Nadu

Cash, jewels stolen from Chidambaram’s house

A policeman stands guard outside former Union Minister P. Chidambaram’s house in Chennai on July 8, 2018.

A policeman stands guard outside former Union Minister P. Chidambaram’s house in Chennai on July 8, 2018.   | Photo Credit: R. Ragu

Cash and jewels valued over ₹2 lakh have been reported stolen from senior Congress leader and former Union Minister P. Chidambaram’s house in Chennai, police said on July 8.

A senior police official told PTI that ₹1.5 lakh in cash and gold jewels worth ₹1 lakh had gone missing some days ago, with the theft coming to light recently.

The finger of suspicion pointed at some persons working in the residence of the former Finance Minister, who has police security for his house, the official added.

He said an FIR has been filed based on a complaint and that a probe was on.

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