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Meditating Mexican loses bag to thief


CHENNAI: A 30-year-old Mexican tourist who went into the Kancheepuram Sankara Mutt on Wednesday night time to meditate found her bag along with her passport, Rs three lakh in Indian and US currencies, a digicam and two cell phones lacking when she got here out.
It used to be found six hours later in Chengalpet with the whole thing with the exception of the money.

Police, who used Google’s ‘in finding my tool’ app to track the bag, have introduced a hunt for a person caught transferring away with the bag in a CCTV digicam.

He used to be wearing a brown blouse and part white trousers.

A senior officer mentioned Paola Arena Martinez, the victim, had arrived within the nation on January 27 as part of a 30-member group.

Later, they got here to Chennai and on Tuesday visited Mamallapuram, spending their time finding out monuments and on the seashore.

On Wednesday, they went to the Kanchi Sankara Mutt and made up our minds to meditate. They left their baggage in a waiting room and went in. When they got here out, Paola found her bag lacking.

After searching for an hour, the lodged a complaint with the Siva Kanchi police who registered a cash. After filing a list of the bag’s contents, the girl informed police Google’s ‘in finding my tool’ app could assist trace the phone in her bag.

Police therefore tracked the mobile phone tower location, Paola entered her main points and the app informed her the cell phone used to be close to Chengalpet.

The telephone remained switched on, and a different police staff rushed to the spot and located the bag close to a pile garbage in Chengalpet staff.


The guy who used to be observed transferring away with the bag on the Sankara Mutt could be a earlier culprit, the police officer mentioned.


“He stole the money and American greenbacks, but deserted the bag containing a digicam price Rs 2 lakh amongst different things,” he added.


Investigators have despatched the images of the person to all of the police stations.




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