In four different chain-snatching incidents on Sunday night and Monday morning, two women were injured when they fell down on the road.
According to statistics shared by Delhi Police, 11.73 per cent of the accused who were involved in robbery cases in 2017 were those who had previous records.
Four chain-snatching incidents were reported in two hours from different parts of Tiruvallur district on Saturday. Police have released the photos of the suspects.
A woman employee of a private company was followed and her gold chain snatched in the wee hours of Thursday.
Speaking to the media here on Wednesday, City Police Commissioner Mahesh Chandra Laddha said that both the siblings were involved in 46 cases in the city and five in the district.
The police nabbed him after verifying his identity through CCTV visuals.
In an attack by two chain snatchers, a man who tried to chase them got stabbed on his face by a dagger, distorting his face for life.
The city shadow police on Saturday nabbed a 34-year-old youth in connection with a series of chain snatching and robbery cases.
Four men allegedly involved in different snatching incidents were arrested by the Chennai city police on Tuesday.
K Tirupati (23), D Tirupati (20), N Kiran (33) and K Vinod Kumar (18) were involved in chain snatchings in Podalakuru, Rapuru, Kandaleru and also in Kaluvaya limits using motorbike.
S Venkateswarlu, Sk Abid, P Srikanth and P Ayyappa of Nadendla mandal snatched mobile phones at Pedakakani and Guntur in AP and Nizambad and Gajwel in Telangana State.
The accused had planned to rob gold ornaments from the mother of hospital doctor by spraying sedative on the face of the woman.
In a video, Rajesh said he decided to end life as the police were trying to slap various other cases upon him to lock him in jail forever.
Cyberabad police Sunday arrested K Srinvas (28), a contract staff of power distribution company, TSSPDCL, for chain snatching.
In two separate incidents, two women and the son of one of them were arrested.