Man arrested, jewellery seized

Staff Correspondent

DHARWAD: : The Dharwad police have arrested a person and seized jewellery worth Rs. 1 lakh from him. The arrested, identified as Subramanya Dhansingh Virsingh (48), is a resident of Madarmaddi. The police said he was caught near the pawnshops in Gandhi Chowk.

He is said to have targeted gullible women and conned them to believe that they were in danger and could be robbed of their jewellery. He convinced them to remove their jewellery and keep it in their bag. He would then snatch the jewellery and vanish.

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