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Coimbatore

Rs.10 lakh looted after diverting attention from an elderly man in Coimbatore

Covai Post Network

Coimbatore : Two unidentified miscreants looted Rs.10 lakh from a person, on a motor cycle, after diverting his attention by throwing some currency on the road at Pollachi, some 35 Kms from here, Thursday.

According to police, the 67-year old Veerabupathy, after withdrawing the money from a bank, was riding pillion of his relatives’s motorcycle.

Two persons, on another motorcycle, were following the two wheeler and thrown some currency notes on the road and ‘alerted’ Veerabhupathy that a few notes had fallen from his bag on the road, police said.

As the elderly man got down from the bike and started collecting the money, the duo snatched the bag and fled the scene. Further Investigations are on, police added.

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