Senior citizen assaulted, robbed of phone & cash near CMBT

Chennai: A senior citizen, urinating on the roadside at CMBT, Koyambedu, was assaulted by a man who robbed him of his valuables.

According to the police, Abrar Ahmed (75) supplies paint brushes to shops and is a resident of Thiruvottiyur. On Sunday evening, he was on service road near Vijayakanth’s marriage hall when he was hit on the head by an unidentified person. Ahmed lost consciousness and fell.

The man stole his phone and wallet containing Rs 1,500, ATM card and Aadhaar card.

Subsequently, Ahmed filed a complaint with the CMBT police and said he can identify the robber.

The police are going through the CCTV footage in the area.

NT Bureau