Mumbai News | Written by Tejas Mehta | Monday January 12, 2015
The audacity of a chain-snatcher targeting vulnerable senior citizens a Mumbai suburb has been caught on security cameras last week.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Sunday December 7, 2014
Thane police would soon get more CCTVs installed at vital locations and ensure clearing of encroachments on footpaths to check growing incidences of chain-snatching, a senior official has said.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday August 18, 2014
Two days after notorious chain snatcher K Siva was shot dead by police after he attacked a policeman in Hyderabad, the Cyberabad police yesterday said that they have arrested his wife and two associates who were also allegedly involved in as many as ...
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday June 28, 2014
City Police yesterday arrested two students for allegedly indulging in chain snatching and seized three gold chains and a bike, collectively worth Rs 3 lakh from their possession.
Ghaziabad News | Press Trust of India | Saturday May 10, 2014
A 30-year-old woman on Saturday foiled a chain snatching attempt by two bike-borne youths when she hit one of them with a cold drink bottle in Sahibabad area.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Monday December 2, 2013
A motorcycle-borne youth allegedly snatched a gold chain from a woman CRPF constable in Dwarka area of southwest Delhi yesterday afternoon.
South | Press Trust of India | Friday July 26, 2013
A woman who resisted two persons from snatching her necklace died of deep cuts she suffered after it strangulated her, police said.
Bangalore News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 18, 2012
Cracking different cases including looting, chain snatching, dacoity, housebreak and theft, police nabbed 84 accused and seized Rs 2.15 crore worth valuables from them.
Hyderabad News | Express News Service | Friday December 30, 2011
The top brass of the Hyderabad beamed as they reported a drop in the number of crimes in the city in 2011 but with the increasing number of chain snatching has become a point to worry about.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Friday November 4, 2011
A 35-year-old businessman was shot at when he chased a group of men who tried to snatch his mother's gold chain in south Delhi on Thursday.
Mumbai News | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 27, 2011
A man arrested for chain snatching on Friday escaped from police custody in suburban Bandra, hours after being nabbed and thrashed, only to land behind bars once again in the evening.
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Wednesday August 3, 2011
The aspiring model from Delhi, who moonlit as a chain-snatcher, allegedly did it to impress his girlfriend by splurging on her. Tarun Kapoor's girlfriend, also a model, had broken up with him only because he could not spend on her, said police offici...
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 14, 2011
An aspiring model who is also the leader of a bikers gang and his accomplice have been arrested for allegedly being involved in chain and bag snatching in west and south west Delhi, police said on Wednesday.
Thiruvananthapuram News | Press Trust of India | Monday July 11, 2011
A chain-snatching incident has been reported in the Padmanabhaswamy temple which has been put under heightened security vigil following the unearthing of a treasure trove.The chain was snatched from a woman devotee yesterday while she was waiting for 'darshan' in front of the sanctum sanctorum of th...
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Monday June 13, 2011
A 38-year-old businessman was shot and injured on Sunday evening while trying to chase two chain snatchers who were fleeing with his wife's gold chain, police said.The incident took place in the parking lot of Shahdara metro station when Surender Chaddha was taking out his motorcycle.Chadha, a resid...
Delhi News | mid-day.com | Friday January 28, 2011
A miscreant was killed and a police constable injured after gunfire broke out between police and two persons involved in a chain-snatching incident on Thursday afternoon.Police said that two persons had snatched a gold chain from a woman who was on her way home from a local market in Noida Sector-82...
Bangalore News | Abhilash Krishna, DNA | Monday December 6, 2010
A city once considered safe is fast losing its sense of security. Reports of mugging, robbery and chain snatching are raising fears in minds, especially of night shift workers."Personally, I will not favour women venturing out alone after 9 pm," says T Madiyal, a former director general of police. H...
Cities | Santosh Kumar RB, DNA | Thursday November 18, 2010
In an unexpected turn of events, two cases of chain snatching were reported in Vijayanagar and Hulimavu police station, where the culprits returned the chains, warning the victim to wear real gold in future. KR Manjunath, a lecturer residing in Prashanth Nagar, reported that two motorcycle-borne men...
Cities | mid-day.com | Friday July 23, 2010
Fearing arrest after an unsuccessful attempt at chain snatching, three youths murdered a member of their own gang and dumped his body at an isolated spot at the Railway Colony in Yeshwanthpura in Bangalore.The victim was identified as Manjunath, a habitual offender involved in several robbery cases....
Cities | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 7, 2010
A 22-year-old man, who allegedly used to target women on lonely stretches and robbed them at gun point, was arrested in New Delhi, police said on Tuesday.
Cities | mid-day.com | Tuesday May 25, 2010
Alert citizens caught three eunuchs who tried to escape after snatching a gold chain worth around Rs 1 lakh from a pedestrian, on Saturday.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Saturday May 8, 2010
A 19-year-old youth committed suicide by consuming poison at his farm allegedly due to a false case filed against him. The incident took place at Asegaon Purna village of the district on Thursday night. As per case registered with the police, Sandip Wa...