BENGALURU: A group of four men snatched a gold chain from a man at Jnaana Bharati police station limits on Saturday.
The victim, Ganganna, resident of Kamakshi Palya was heading towards his shop at around 10.15 am when the incident occurred. Ganganna, who was near Kengeri Ring Road, was approached by four men on two bikes. While two of them were enquiring about an address, the other two bike snatched the 30 gram gold chain that Ganganna was wearing and fled the spot.
P Harishekaran, Additional Police Commissioner (East division) said, “To curb chain snatching, we have directed all police stations to patrol in mufti. We will also use private bikes and cars.”
Drunk Student Creates Ruckus
A 23-year-old student, who is said to be Congo national, was beaten up by a group of newspaper vendors after he rammed his car against the compound wall of a shop. The incident occurred at Kammanahalli early on Saturday.
Borguy Mavinga, a resident of Kammanahalli, who is pursuing his BCA course in a private college in Byappanahalli, was injured.
Police said that Mavinga had parked his car by the roadside and was playing loud music when some newspaper vendors asked him to turn down the volume. Mavinga, who was inebriated, ignored them and picked a fight with them. In a fit of rage, the vendors started beating him up.
In his attempt to escape, Mavinga rammed his car against the wall of a shop before running over newspaper bundles. Angry vendors beat him up again and alerted the beat police.
Banasawadi traffic police, who rushed to the spot, booked Mavinga for drunk driving.