Police arrested Sukanya (22), on charges of robbing a senior citizen of his ATM card and cash. Police said that Manivannan (70), a resident of Sri Ram Nagar, near Ganapathy Managar, had lost his bag containing bank passbook and ATM card while travelling in a cab on January 19. The driver of the vehicle found the bag and handed it over to his employer, who in turn, called up Manivannan to inform him about the bag.
The taxi driver handed over the bag to his friend, Sukanya of Madukkarai Market telling her that she should hand it over to Mr. Manivannan. The elderly man collected the bag from her, later. At the end of the month, he realised that Rs. 1.34 lakh was missing.
He informed the police, who arrested the woman. She had purchased a chain weighing three-and-half sovereign, two rings and two mobile phones. Police produced her before a court, which remanded her in custody.