Mysuru, July 23:- A thief tricked an elderly woman to make good with her gold ornaments in the city recently.
Puttamma, 65, of Gangara Hosalli in HD Kote taluk is the victim. On the day of the incident, she had been to KR Hospital for treatment. An unknown person told her that he would get her money from a government scheme and took her to JK Grounds. He asked her to remove her gold ornaments, saying they would not give money if they realise she is rich. Trusting his words, Puttamma gave him her 42-gram gold chain. Later, she fell unconscious. When she regained consciousness, she learnt that the gold was gone. She filed a complaint at Devaraja Police station. (MR/KS)