Six women were robbed of their valuables in the city over 24 hours and all were targeted by bike-borne robbers. No arrests have been made so far.
In the first incident, Shobha Devatika, 49, was crossing the road at Dr BA Road, Matunga (East), around 4.15pm on Wednesday when two men on a bike snatched her gold mangalsutra worth Rs1lakh. An official from Matunga police said sketches of the two had been made. In the second incident, 42-year-old housewife Swati Patil was travelling with her father-in-law and daughter in an autorickshaw around 5.15pm at Everard Nagar, Chunabhatti, when two men on a bike snatched her gold chain worth Rs. 30,000.
In the third instance, 32-year-old housewife Anita Thorle, with her husband and two children, were going towards their Charkop residence on a motorbike around 9.15 pm when two men on a bike approached Thorle’s bike from behind and the pillion rider snatched her gold chain worth Rs 55,000.
On Thursday, around 7.20am at Jeevan Atmaram Raoul Marg, when Sanjana Karle, 32, was on her way to drop her child to school, two unidentified men on a bike snatched her gold mangalsutra and chain totally worth Rs. 80,000, the Dadar police said.
Around 7.45am on Thursday, unidentified duo on a bike robbed a 65-year-old housewife Vandana Naik of her mangalsutra and chain worth Rs. 70,000. She was jogging at Dr Rangnekar Marg opposite the Metro showroom.
In the sixth incident, around 10.45 am, when Seema Vagal, 60, was walking at Bhawani Shankar Road, two unidentified men on a bike fled with her gold chains worth Rs1.30 lakh, the Dadar police said.