Nagpur: Shantinagar police are searching two tricksters who robbed an elderly woman of her gold ornaments on Sunday evening.
According to police, the complainant Nirmala Devaji Dhakate (65), resident of Lalganj Khairipura, near Mehendibagh Bridge, was going to purchase puja material around 5 pm on Sunday. As she reached near Sulabh Shauchalaya in the area, two miscreants namely Karan Kisanlal Rathod (22) and Kishor Nathuram Solanki (20/22), both residing near Shani Mandir, accosted her and showed her a bundle of Rs 1 lakh.
The tricksters kept a note of Rs 50 on top of the bundle and the rest were waste paper.
The accused put the byndle in Nirmala’s bag and asked her to hand over her gold tops and chain. When she refused, both the accused forcibly snatched her gold ornaments and fled the spot.
Shantinagar ASI MJ Sheikh has booked the two accused under Sections 419, 392, 34 of the IPC and searching for them.