Chain snatching

Chain snatchers target four women within six hours in Kochi

Unidentified bike-borne criminals target women aged between 60 & 76 | Probe begins

published on : 10th November 2022

Armed miscreants rob three women of chains

Police suspect the same gang is involved in all three cases.

published on : 22nd October 2022

Karnataka police solve 51 chain-snatching cases, two held

They were residing in a rented house in Arakere and used to target women at nearby parks and temples.

published on : 27th August 2022

Youth takes up chain snatching in Kochi's Palluruthy to fund illegal activities

The probe by a team of officers from the Kuruppampady into the May 5 incident revealed that Sarath and his friend visited a shop owned by a 74-year-old person near Varyarupady.

published on : 11th July 2022

Powers under preventive detention law 'exceptional', can't be exercised routinely: Supreme Court

The apex court noted that although according to the authority, the detenus were involved in more than 30 cases but only four cases of chain snatching were considered as ground for detention.

published on : 25th June 2022

SI, CI suspended for death of a man in Bhimadole police custody

The district administration ordered a probe by the RDO into the custodial death. Eluru district SP Rahul Dev Sharma said Appa Rao hanged himself from the window of the police station’s bathroom.

published on : 6th May 2022

Kin cry foul after man dies in Bhimadole police custody

The district administration ordered a probe by Revenue Divisional Officer KP Kishore into the incident.

published on : 5th May 2022

Chain-snatching ‘hobby’ lands carpenter in custody

On working days, he is a carpenter, but on holidays, he hits the streets as a chain snatcher.

published on : 4th May 2022

Man flies into Bengaluru from Gujarat to snatch chains to keep wife happy, arrested

A 26-year-old man, who allegedly came by flight to the city to commit chain-snatching to keep his wife happy, has been arrested by the CK Acchukattu police.

published on : 5th April 2022

Constable arrested for snatching gold chain

In the guise of purchasing vegetables, Satyanarayana and Subhash went to a market near town bus stand and snatched a gold chain from a shopkeeper. 

published on : 2nd April 2022

Chain snatchers strike again, loot two women

In a similar incident at Gothapatna area under Chandaka police limits on the day, two motorcycle-borne miscreants snatched a gold chain from another woman at gun-point.

published on : 31st March 2022