Japanese woman robbed inside MTC bus

By NT Bureau Published on Jul 25, 2018 01:39 PM IST

Chennai: An unidentified woman allegedly stole a handbag from a Japanese woman in a moving MTC bus at Mylapore on Monday.

Police said that the victim Yukhai Odo, 46, hails from Japan and resides in RA Puram. Yukhai has come to India to learn the Vedas.

Last afternoon, she took MTC bus of route number 29C to reach Mylapore tank stop. “She realised her handbag was missing when she alighted at Mylapore,” police said.

Yukhai filed a complaint at the Mylapore police station and reported that the bag contained Rs 7,000 in Indian currency and 5,000 yen.

During police investigation, she informed them that an unidentified woman was standing close to her throughout the journey. The police have launched a hunt to trace the woman.