2 held for chain-snatching

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 13 Nov 2017 11:34:20



Staff Reporter,

The efforts of Bhopal police to curb crime and strengthen security arrangements in city under Operation All Out seems to yield result as under this ongoing drive, Nishatpura police succeeded in nabbing two chain-snatchers, who robbed a woman of her gold chain at Panchwati Colony on November 4.

Addressing mediapersons at a press conference, Additional Superintendent of Police (Zone-4) Sameer Yadav said that due to alertness of Nishatpura police, two miscreants were nabbed from Karond Square, who snatched away gold chain from a woman named Mamta Tiwari at Panchwati Colony, while she was returning home walking pedestrian. In the evening on November 4, both the miscreants riding on their Bajaj Platina bike robbed gold chain from victim’s neck and fled away.

Later, the matter was reported by victim woman with Nishatpura police, where a case of loot has been registered against unidentified accused and further investigation
has been initiated by the police. In the further probe of police, it came to fore that two accused-Sonu Yadav alias Sunna (21) and Gulab Singh alias Golu (21), who are habitual offenders of the Nishatpura area, were behind the loot incident.

Based on specific inputs of police informer, both the accused were nabbed by police from Karond Chouraha, while the duo were coming towards People’s Mall. Both the accused confessed to their crime and when frisked by police personnel, gold chain robbed from victim was recovered from pocket of Golu. The police had also seized bike used by them in crime.
When quizzed, they told police that after committing loot, they fled to Mandideep, where they tried to sell robbed mangalsutra of woman, but as the local goldsmiths refused to purchase the mangalsutra, they again reached Bhopal and were arrested by the police.

The arrested accused are habitual offenders and were earlier booked on charges of house break-ins, thefts, loot, possessing illegal firearms and pick-pocketing and were in jail where they developed friendship and recently came out from jail and started committing loot.