Elderly woman robbed of ornaments

Sakal Times
Friday, 12 January 2018

According to the police, the unknown robbers followed the victim while she was walking on the service road opposite Anjali Snack Centre in Warje. They told the woman that they are cops and a theft has taken place in the area

Pune: A 75-year-old woman was robbed of her ornaments worth Rs 1,50,000 by two imposters posing as policemen. The incident occurred on Thursday at Warje Malwadi.

According to the police, the unknown robbers followed the victim while she was walking on the service road opposite Anjali Snack Centre in Warje. They told the woman that they are cops and a theft has taken place in the area.

After inciting fear of theft in her mind, they asked her to keep her ornaments in her purse for safety reasons and pretended to help her in placing the ornaments. Later, using sleight of hand, the duo made away with the ornaments.

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