Female Thieves in Uganda Use Chloroformed Bosoms

Ugandan crooks rob Lotharios knocked out by chemical on female conspirators' breasts
By Harry Kimball,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 2, 2008 6:17 PM CST
Female thieves in Uganda are drugging their victims in unusual ways.   (Shutterstock)

(Newser) – Ugandan men, particularly traveling salesmen with hefty wallets, have been beset by bandits employing femmes fatale outfitted with chloroform-laden bosoms, the Telegraph reports. After being stripped and relieved of all his possessions, a typical victim “just remembers being in the act of romancing” and nothing after, says one official.

“They apply this chemical to their chest,” the official continued. “We have found victims in an unconscious state.” Police suspect a robbery ring with perhaps dozens of members is responsible for the crimes, but have no idea where the chemical is coming from. The arrest of “a very dangerous lady” last year clued investigators in to the practice.
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