Ahmedabad, February 2: Gold buscuits estimated of Rs. 59 lakh and Cash worth Rs. 1 crore were traced in staff lockers which remained unused at Kendriya Vidyalaya situated on ONGC campus in Chandkheda area here, revealed the cops on Sunday, February 1st.
The incident occurred on Saturday when a cleanliness program was taken up under the leadership of school principal Awadhesh Kumar.
While cleaning, Mr. Kumar and his staff spotted a locker stack in teachers’ room, which was lying unused and gathering dust. The principal instructed staff to open each locker to clean them.
Out of 20-odd lockers, the staff could not find keys of five lockers, revealed Chandkheda police inspector K K Desai. Mr. Kumar then ordered his staff to break these lockers open and found one bag each from two lockers, he said. “They found Rs 1 crore cash from one bag and 21 gold bars of 100 grams each from another bag (in another locker).
According to police, these lockers were given to teachers and to other staff members to keep their belongings. However, there was no record available on which locker was used by whom.