Gold chain, ring stolen from senior citizen on Mumbai-Pune bus

Published: Aug 17, 2019, 16:52 IST | Chaitraly Deshmukh

The incident came to light after Ramchandra Gore (63), a resident of Kharghar in Navi Mumbai lodged a First Information Report with Swargate police station against an unknown person

Gold chain, ring stolen from senior citizen on Mumbai-Pune bus
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A senior citizen on Friday was robbed off of the gold chain and a ring in the Pune-Mumbai bus by an unknown person who gave him biscuits laced with sedatives to eat. The incident came to light after Ramchandra Gore (63), a resident of Kharghar in Navi Mumbai lodged a First Information Report with Swargate police station against an unknown person.

Gore is retired and earlier worked in Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation's (BMC) transport department of BEST.

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Assistant police inspector S N Shaikh said, "the incident took place on August 11, from Jamkhed Mumbai Central to Pune. The bus came to Swargate in Pune at 4 pm. It seems that the complainant was offered biscuit by an unidentified passenger. Initially, he refused, but the passenger said that Gore was like his father, he ate it. After eating, Gore became unconscious and the unknown passenger snatched his gold chain and a gold ring of which the cost is estimated to be Rs 60,000."

The police are investigating the case.

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