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Mumbai men tell senior citizen in secluded spot to hand over gold chain as it is ‘unsafe’, flee with it

Mumbai police said the two men initiated a friendly conversation with the man and soon convinced him to remove his gold chain

mumbai Updated: Aug 10, 2017 16:22 IST
HT Correspondent
Police are examining CCTV camera footage of the area for leads.
Police are examining CCTV camera footage of the area for leads.(Photo for representation only)

Two unidentified men robbed a senior citizen of his gold chain worth Rs62,500 in Malad (East) on Tuesday.

Between 2.15 pm and 4.15 pm, Ravindra Sawant, 61, was walking near Pushpa Park Subway when the accused approached him.

“The two told him to keep an eye on his gold chain as it was dangerous to walk around a secluded spot with valuables,” said an officer.

Police said the two men initiated a friendly conversation with Sawant and soon convinced him to remove his gold chain. They then fled with it.

Police registered a case under sections of Indian Penal Code for cheating and act done with common intention. They are examining CCTV camera footage of the area and relying on Sawant’s description of the accused to trace him.