Kozhikode: A homemaker missing 3.5-sovereign gold chain in a bus plying between Nadapuram and Vilangad on Sunday.
Increasing cases of gold snatching on buses are an occurrence in Vadakara area and thousands of rupees and more than 20 sovereigns of gold were snatched on the Vadakara-Kuttiady busway within a short distance of time.
The 55-year old woman came to know of the occurrence only when she disembarked at Vanimel. The gold bracelet of a woman was snatched in the bus working between Vadakara and Kuttiady on Thursday. Such events happen when there is a heavy rush on board.
Police cannot rule out any gold snatching gang operating in such buses. But police have got no clue so far. There were previous cases of a gang operating using women.