JORHAT, April 9 - Within a span of four days, two goons on a motorbike without a number plate reportedly snatched a bag containing Rs 1.5 lakh from a woman at the Thana Road here on Monday, about 200 metres away from the Jorhat Police Station.
A police source stated that as per complaint lodged by Malika Rahman Hazarika, a retired teacher and secretary of an NGO that runs an old-age home at Lichubari here, two youths wearing full mask helmets on a motorcycle without any number plate snatched the bag containing Rs 1.5 lakh from her while she got down from her car in order to visit a shop to purchase construction material for the old-age home.
Hazarika, it may be mentioned, had withdrawn the money from a private bank at the KB Road here earlier in the day.
In a similar incident on Monday, two motorcycle-borne youths were unsuccessful in snatching a bag having about Rs 10 lakh from a businessman named Rajkumar Dowerah.
The incident occurred at the AT Road here after Dowerah had withdrawn the money from the Jorhat SBI.
It may be mentioned here that on April 5, two miscreants on a motorbike without a number-plate reportedly snatched a bag containing Rs 1.5 lakh from a woman who was pillion riding on a motorcycle near the Bhogdoi river bridge over the AT Road.
The woman, identified as Rupa Kalita of Pokamara Kamargaon here, had withdrawn the money from a local bank.