An Italian woman photographer was robbed in Askar Dighirpar area of Chittagong. The incident took place in front of Askar Dighirpar Karnaphuli Tower of Kotwali police station yesterday at around 11 pm.
The robbers took his bag as he walked along the road. His friends said that there was a mobile phone, 30 thousand rupees and two credit cards in the bag.
The Italian woman’s name is Christina Gemma. He came to Bangladesh to participate in the International Art Exhibition held at Alliance Française The Chittagong from December 13 to 15.
Eyewitnesses said that the Italian woman was walking with 2 Bangladeshi friends. At that time, a CNG-powered auto-rickshaw passed by the woman, slowed down and grabbed the bag on her shoulder. At that time, several journalists were present at the scene. When they reported to the local police station, the police came and accepted the complaint.
Chittagong Kotwali Police Station Officer-in-Charge (OC) SM Obaidul Haque said, ‘The whole matter is being looked into. Attempts are being made to arrest the robbers and recover the bag.’