A elderly couple who were on their way to buy groceries were stopped by unidentified miscreant posing as a cop from the crime department near Star Tower Khanapur Road at 1.40 PM.
The miscreant told that a murder had occurred here and hence they should remove all the gold ornaments and within no time he forcibly removed the ornaments and pretended to put the same into their bag.
But when they saw in the bag he had fled away with the gold ornaments.
In all 106 grams of gold ornaments were robbed by the miscreant which is worth Rs.4.71 lakhs.
The accused fled away on a pulsar bike.
According to sources, this is not the first time that such an incident has been reported and as per sources 3 similar robberies have been reported.
A case has been filed and the police is invetigating the matter.