Posing as cops, miscreants loot gold ornaments from woman


Ganjam: Two miscreants allegedly looted gold ornaments from a woman after identifying themselves as police personnel in Khasta Sahi under Bada Bazaar police limits in Berhampur today.

According to sources, the victim, who is a widow, was alone in the streets when the bike-borne miscreants intercepted her. The duo posing as policemen asked the woman to take off her expensive gold chain warning her of the presence of looters in the area.

The moment she took off her ornaments, they snatched it from her and decamped from the spot. The victim later lodged a complaint with the local police.

The miscreant duo looted ornaments weighing over 80 grams, alleged the victim. Acting on the complaint, the police have initiated an investigation into the case.

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