Sufi singer and BJP MP Hans Raj Hans lost his mobile phone on Tuesday while he was at a procession taken out to commemorate the installation of idols at the Durga Mandir in New Delhi that was vandalised last week, police said. Also Read - Pragya Thakur Re-admitted to AIIMS Delhi After Complaints of Congestion, Breathing Issue

It was around 1 am when Hans realised that his iPhone XS Max was missing, they said, adding that he tried to look for it but in vain. Also Read - Vocal For Local: Indore Women to Send Handmade Rakhis to PM Modi, Amit Shah & Indian Army on Raksha Bandhan

Hans, accompanied by Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari, had come to participate in the procession taken out after new idols were installed at the temple in Hauz Qazi’s Lal Kuan area. The temple was vandalised on June 30. Also Read - Delhi: 51-year-old Arrested For Firing Shots Outside BJP MP Hans Raj Hans' Rohini Office

A case under section 379 (punishment for theft) of the IPC was registered at the Hauz Qazi police station and efforts are being made to nab the culprit, a senior police officer said.

Police are checking CCTV footage of nearby areas as well, he added.