Three posing as cops rob senior citizen of jewellery
NAVI MUMBAI: The Nerul police have registered a case after three men, who allegedly robbed a senior citizen of his gold chain by posing as policemen.
According to the police, Hanumanta Bhandarkar, 66, a resident of sector 24 in Juinagar, was walking along the road near his residence on Monday afternoon. Three men approached him and introduced themselves as policemen. “The men started talking to him. At one point, the culprits removed his gold chain worth Rs46,000 from his neck and fled. It was only then the man realized that they were fraudsters,” said a police officer from Nerul police station.
Bhandarkar then approached the police who registered a case under sections 420, 180 and 34 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).,” said an officer.