Con woman dupes elderly woman, flees with gold chain

Nov 13, 2017

MYSURU: A 60-year elderly woman was duped by a con woman, who made a way with her gold chain in the city. 

 The incident happened at Hootagalli when the Chikkabadramma, a resident of Hinkal, who alighted the bus at Yashaswini Kalyana Mantap and was walking towards her house which was nearby.

According to the victim, a con woman who walked past her dropped the purse from her hand. Thinking that the purse was accidently fallen from her hand, Chikkabadramma shouted at the woman and informed about her purse.

But on the pretext of thanking Chikkabdramma, the con woman went close to the elderly woman and sprayed some chemical on the face which caused temporary drowsiness to the elderly woman. The con woman laid her hand on the 33 gram gold chain worn by the elderly woman and escaped from the place.

When the elderly woman regained consciousness, she found the gold chain missing. She immediately visited Vijayanagar police station and registered a complaint.