Chain Snatchers Flying From Delhi To Chennai Arrested

The gang planned to arrive in Chennai by flight, purchase used motorcycles by producing fake documents and then target women in isolated areas or places which do not have surveillance cameras

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Chain Snatchers Flying From Delhi To Chennai Arrested

2 people of a 3 member gang were arrested for snatching women's jewellery (Representational)

Chennai:  Two youths, part of a three member gang who used to fly down to Chenni from New Delhi, snatch chains from women and then fly back to the national capital, have been arrested jewellery was recovered from them, the police said today.

The gang is also wanted in several cases in other cities, they said.

Joint Commissioner, East (Law and Order), S Manoharan said special teams were formed to nab the gang following a spate of chain snatching incidents in the city.

Their modus operandi was to arrive in Chennai by flight, purchase used motorcycles by producing fake documents and then target women in isolated areas or places which do not have surveillance cameras, he told reporters.

They were arrested after police scanned CCTV footage from a bakery shop, he said, adding that gold jewellery was recovered from them

The commissioner said another special team was now in New Delhi to nab the other three gang members.

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