Handbag with Rs 1.20L robbed at Candolim

Unknown persons snatched the handbag of a woman tourist from Mumbai when she was having dinner in a open-air hotel at Candolim on Thursday night.

Sunny Raghveni, a resident of Andheri, Mumbai, has lodged a complaint with Calangute police stating that when he and his fiancee, Priti Khanandani, were dining in an open-air restaurant in Candolim at about 11.40 pm on Thursday night, some unknown persons arrived on a motorcycle, snatched his fiancees bag and fled with another accomplice on a motorcycle.

The snatched handbag contained cash of 1,20,000, a Pan card, sunglasses, keys, etc, all worth 1, 21,000, according to the tourists. The persons who robbed the handbag are yet to be identified as the couple could not note down the number of the motorcycle in the darkness.

Calangute police have registered an offence under Section 356, 380 read with 34 of IPC, and are conducting further investigations. [TOI]