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Pak Contingent Leader Complains Theft At CWG Village Residence

Karachi, Oct 8: The chef-de-mission of the Pakistan contingent in the Commonwealth Games has filed a complaint with the Organising Committee that unknown persons broke into his room and stole cash currency.  Muhammad Ali Shah
PTI October 08, 2010 15:59 IST
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Karachi, Oct 8: The chef-de-mission of the Pakistan contingent in the Commonwealth Games has filed a complaint with the Organising Committee that unknown persons broke into his room and stole cash currency.

 Muhammad Ali Shah said from Delhi that he had filed a complaint with the organisers that Rs 24,800 had been stolen from his room in the athletes' village.

"It came as a shock to me because the security is so high in the village," Shah said.

"The organisers have questioned four people who had the master key of my room and I am hoping the cash will be recovered," he said.

Shah was earlier involved in a controversy at the Opening Ceremony of the Games when he carried the Pakistan flag to lead the team's parade instead of weightlifter Shuja Malik, a Commonwealth Games gold medallist.

The incident had led to the Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Geelani ordering an inquiry into the matter. PTI