TAMIL NADU

Youth relieved of Rs.1 lakh

Special Correspondent

After his attention was diverted by a man near a bank

CHENNAI: A youth was relieved of Rs.1 lakh cash by a man who diverted his attention near a bank in Virugambakkam here on Monday.

According to police sources, Loganathan (23), employee of a private catering firm, came out of a nationalised bank with the cash on Monday morning.

Speaking over phone

He was standing near the two-wheeler parking area and speaking over his mobile phone when an unidentified man told him that he had dropped some money. As Loganathan was trying to pick some cash scattered around him, the suspect took the handbag containing the cash and escaped. The Virugambakkam police have registered a case and are re investigating.

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