3 Chains Snatched, 2 in 15 Mins

Published: 22nd September 2015 04:25 AM  |   Last Updated: 22nd September 2015 04:25 AM   |  A+A-

BENGALURU: Chain snatching incidents continued to haunt the city on Monday. Bike borne men made way with chains in three different parts of the city.

Two elderly residents of C K Achchukattu and Hanumanthanagar in South Division were robbed of their gold chains within a span of 15 minutes. Jayamma (65), a resident of Rangappa Layout was walking to her home when two miscreants robbed her of her gold chain weighing 90 grams around 12 noon. The victim told police that the bike did not have a number plate.

Laxmiamma (70), a resident of Srinagar, was robbed of her gold chain at 12.15 am when she was returning from a nearby hospital.

In another incident, Savitramma, a resident of Bapujinagar was robbed of her gold chain weighing 50 grams at around 8.30 am. An unidentified man confronted Savitramma when she was returning from a temple and snatched her gold chain. She raised an alarm but by the time help came he managed to escape with an associate who was waiting on a motorcycle at the corner of the road. The Byatarayanapura police have stepped up security in and around the area to track down the snatchers.

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