Woman, 64, relieved of gold chain by imposters claiming to be policemen

  • By TOI
  • | Wednesday | 13th September, 2017

The duo told Rajalakshmi that they were on duty in the area to nab chain snatchers and advised her to remove the gold chain she was wearing and keep it in the bag.Accordingly, the woman removed the four-sovereign chain. Trichy: Yet another case of an elderly woman being conned by persons pretending to be policemen was recorded in Trichy on Monday. The duo wrapped it in a piece of paper and handed it over to her. Heaving a sigh of relief, Rajalakshmi too continued her journey towards home.However, on reaching home the woman found only a few pebbles wrapped in the paper. They warned her to take the ornament out only after reaching home, and left.

Trichy: Yet another case of an elderly woman being conned by persons pretending to be policemen was recorded in Trichy on Monday.

A 64-year-old woman fell prey to a trick played out by a couple of men and lost her four-sovereign gold chain, at Srirangam in Trichy.Police said V Rajalakshmi, 64, of West Chithirai Street in Srirangam, was walking home after visiting a shop on Monday afternoon when two men approached her and introduced themselves as plain-clothes police.

The duo told Rajalakshmi that they were on duty in the area to nab chain snatchers and advised her to remove the gold chain she was wearing and keep it in the bag.Accordingly, the woman removed the four-sovereign chain.

The duo wrapped it in a piece of paper and handed it over to her.

They warned her to take the ornament out only after reaching home, and left.


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