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Gold chain snatched from minister’s mother

Guwahati is not safe at all even in morning walk. Unidentified miscreants snatched a gold chain from an aged woman who happens to be the mother Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma in Kahilipara on Sunday. According to police, the incident took place when Mrinalini Devi, was on her way for morning walk at around 7 am when two miscreants in a bike stopped near her. The miscreants snatched the gold chain which she was wearing in her neck. An FIR has been lodged in the Dispur police station and efforts are on to nab the culprits.

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