Bargarh: Singdha Tripathi was shocked to find her locker in the State Bank of India main branch in Odisha’s Bargarh district empty when she went to check her jewellery on Wednesday.
A native of Mahanti village in Bargarh, she currently resides in New Delhi and had travelled to Bhubaneswar to see her ailing mother. She is reportedly the sister of Andhra Pradesh Addl DGP Tushar Aditya Tripathi.
According to her complaint, gold jewellery worth Rs 50 lakh was kept in locker number 282 of the SBI main branch. There were eight heavy gold necklace, 12 gold finger rings, two pieces of khadu (gold bangle), six gold bangles, 10 pairs of gold earrings, one gold locket, two gold chains, four silver anklets, 10 pieces of silver toe rings, two pairs of silver bracelets and one gold maang tika.
Police have initiated a probe on basis of her complaint. The bank authorities are also investigating the matter, sources said.