Indian thieves who stole a gold, diamond-studded lunchbox that belongs to a former royal family had been using it to eat their food, Indian police say.
The lunch box was stolen last week had been recovered now along with other items, including a ruby, gold teacup, teaspoon, and a saucer.
The thieves were later arrested from the Hyderabad.
These items worth of $7 million, once belonged to the last Nizam (king) of Hyderabad, Mir Osman Ali Khan. He was once the richest man in the world.
According to the police, the two thieves had fled to Mumbai in hope to find a buyer for the expensive stolen good including this lunchbox.
While trying to find a buyer for their stolen goods, they rent a room in a five-star hotel where they lived a fancy style life for a couple of days.
They returned to Hyderabad after they failed to find a buyer who could buy these $7 million worth goods. The police arrested them after a massive manhunt.
The thieves had turned off all 32 cameras on the crime scene which made their tracing difficult for the police. The police, however, succeeded in finding a camera near the palace which captured both thieves on a motorbike. The police was able to trace the motorbike which made further investigation easier for them.
The recovered items will be returned to the Nizam Museum, which was opened for the public in 2000.