Gold Chain Diamond Necklace: Man steals jewelry worth Rs 1.45 lakh; swallows it with biryani to evade the police

Chennai, May 6: Chennai Police recovered jewelry worth Rs 1.45 lakh from the stomach of a 32-year-old man who swallowed it with biryani during Eid celebrations at a friend on May 3.

Police said doctors gave her an enema to get the jewelry out of her stomach. The man and his girlfriend were invited by a friend for Eid celebrations at her house.

The host noticed that jewelry including a diamond necklace, a gold chain and a diamond pendant worth Rs 1.45 lakh was missing from her home.

She told police she suspected the 32-year-old man was behind the crime.

The woman filed a complaint at the Virugambakkam police station and the man was questioned, who confessed to the crime.

During a scan at a private medical center, doctors identified the jewelry in her stomach and she was given an enema to recover the swallowed jewelry.

Virugambakkam police told IANS the jewelry was recovered on Thursday.

After the jewelry was recovered, the woman withdrew her complaint and said she did not want to pursue the case.

Police say the man was drunk during the Eid holiday.

A senior officer at the Virugambakkam police station told IANS that as the woman withdrew her complaint, the identities of those involved in the crime and the complainant could not be revealed.

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