Conmen cheat elderly citizen of gold rings

  • | Friday | 8th December, 2023

Nashik: Two conmen, posing as policemen, stole a senior citizens gold rings, worth Rs 62,000, in Ashok Stambh area of the city on Tuesday afternoon. The victim, Sanjay Dighe (62), told the Sarkarwada police that he was walking near the Aadhar Ashram in Ashok Stambh area when two people, pretending to be policemen, approached him.Dighe said the policemen told him that they had to look into his bag as they were checking suspicious people.After seeing gold rings in his bag, the policemen told the elderly man to put it in his handkerchief for safety reasons. The conmen fidgeted with handkerchief and later put the cloth in the victims bag and dismissed him.Later when Dighe opened the handkerchief, he realised there were no gold rings.He lodged a police complaint with the Sarkarwada police on Wednesday night. The Sarkarwada police have registered an FIR against the two unidentified fraudsters for offences punishable under sections 420 (cheating), 170 (personating as public servant) and 34 (common intention) of the Indian Penal Code.We also published the following articles recentlyKids, elderly ring in fun & frolic on Aundh streetsEnthusiastic Punekars gathered in large numbers on ITI Road, Aundh for Happy Streets, an initiative by The Times of India and Maharashtra Times in collaboration with Pune Municipal Corporation and sponsored by Kolte Patil. The event transformed one side of the street into a vehicle-free zone, allowing people to enjoy various activities without traffic concerns. Participants of all ages joined in, including senior citizens who danced and sang, families who enjoyed the kids play area and games, and yoga enthusiasts who took part in meditation and yoga showcases. The event created a positive and energetic atmosphere where everyone felt like one big happy family.Police told to step up heat for repeat traffic offence, cancel licence for 3 mthsThe state transport commissioner has directed traffic police to suspend driving licences of anyone who is found to have broken a traffic rule thrice for at least three months. The commissioner takes note of the rising number of road crashes and fatalities in the state. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath also directed the traffic department to crack down on repeat offenders and suspend vehicle registrations if traffic norms are flouted. The transport department data shows a decrease in the number of suspended licences this year compared to last year. The transport department plans to launch an enforcement drive to target repeat offenders.Two-time Olympic gold medalist sentenced for his role in Capitol riotKlete Keller, the two-time Olympic gold medalist, was sentenced to six months of house arrest for his involvement in the US Capitol riot. Keller received three years probation and was ordered to perform 360 hours of community service. He admitted his actions were criminal and took responsibility. Kellers lawyers argued for probation and restitution, highlighting his early admission of guilt and non-violent behavior. Prosecutors sought a 10-month sentence, citing Kellers attempts to conceal his participation. Keller was seen among a group that pushed law enforcement officers during the Capitol breach.

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