Scare At Ambubachi Mela: 6 Thefts In Half Hour, Gold Chains, Money Bags Stolen

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Published: June 25,2022 01:02 PM
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Amid the hustle and bustle of Ambubachi Mela at Kamakhya Temple, reports of chain snatching and theft have created concern and scare among the pilgrims and visitors

June 25, 2022: Amid the hustle and bustle of Ambubachi Mela at Kamakhya Temple, reports of chain snatching and theft have created concern and scare among the pilgrims and visitors.



At least 6 gold chain thefts were reported within a span of just half hour. People also complained about their money bags and wallets getting stolen amid the rush at the temple.



However, the police were prompt enough to nab the thieves. A group of women were conducting the thefts. They are now in police custody. The gang was using knives and sharp items to snatch the chains from around the victim’s neck. Some of them were disguised as beggars at the mela being thronged by thousands of people not just from Assam but from outside too.