The latest victim is Komala, wife of B S Ramesh, a store in-charge with Karnataka Silk Industries Corporation (KSIC).
A resident of Ramakrishna Nagar ‘K’ block, Komala had just returned to her house on her two-wheeler on Tuesday when a youth riding pillion on another vehicle yanked off a part of her ‘mangalsutra’ worth ` 25,000. The incident occurred around 8 pm.
In another incident, that occurred on Monday, a woman was relived of ‘mangalsutra’ worth ` 50,000. Shashirekha, a stenographer at a court in Hunsur is that woman.
She was walking home when a motorcycle rider robbed her near her house at ‘I’ block in Ramakrishna Nagar.
The cases have been registered and investigation is on.
In yet another incident, a youth took to heels after throwing back the booty near Mariyappana Kere in Saraswathipuram Police Station’s limits on Tuesday.
A youth who robbed a lady after stalking her till the latter’s house, dropped the gold chain after running some distance. Though it’s not known, what compelled him to do so, police said, according to eye witnesses, another youth who was waiting on a two-wheeler for him, vroomed past fearing further consequences and this may have prompted such reaction from the former.
Adding to the increasing cases of cops being hurt in the line of duty, a cop attached to K R Traffic Police suffered injuries on Tuesday. Mohanraj, a constable was on interceptor duty booking cases related to over speed, between Bandipalya and Ganapathi Sachchidananda Ashram on Mysore-Nanjangud Road, when the mishap occurred. A tanker hit the cop, even as he was trying to stop the vehicle, around 5.30 pm.
He suffered head injuries and is admitted at Apollo BGS Hospitals.