Chain Snatching

  • Criminals involved in various cases arrested in Jharkhand July 2, 2014

    Three criminals involved in several chain-snatching and dacoity incidents were arrested on Tuesday, police said. Acting on a tip-off that inter-district criminal Arman Bacha has visited his family in Azadnagar, a special police team raided his house and arrested him, SP Amol V Homkar said. Arman, a notorious criminal, was operating...
  • Trinamool MP's gold chain snatched in Delhi June 8, 2014

    Trinamool Congress MP Renuka Sinha's gold chain was snatched outside the Banga Bhavan in Delhi on Sunday night, party spokesperson Derek O'Brien said in Kolkata. "Trinamool MP's gold chain snatched off her neck by thieves moving on mobikes," Rajya Sabha member and the party's national spokesperson O'Brien said in a tweet. The...
  • Woman foils snatching bid with the help of cold drink bottle May 10, 2014

    A 30-year-old woman on Saturday foiled a snatching attempt by two bike-borne youths when she brutally hit one of them with a cold drink bottle in Sahibabad area today. Police said that the incident took place around 2 pm when the woman, identified as Urmila Singh and a resident of Panchsheel...
  • Delhi Police find girls also part of chain snatching gangs April 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Incidents of chain snatching have seen a massive rise in the last few months and seems to be turning into an organised crime in Delhi-NCR. Almost 2000 chain snatching cases has been registered in Delhi since January 2014. Chain snatchers generally target women pedestrians. While investigating a case police...
  • Karnataka: MBBS student battling for life after being set on fire November 14, 2013

    Bangalore: A 22-year-old MBBS student, Kameshwar, is battling for life in Kolar in Karnataka after being set on fire. He has been shifted to St Johns hospital in Bangalore and has suffered 60 per cent burns. Kameshwar is a student from Hyderabad and was studying at Devraj URS Medical College in...
  • Kingpin of inter-state chain snatching gang arrested April 3, 2013

    Kozhikode: The kingpin of an inter-state chain snatching gang based in New Delhi has been arrested from Delhi and brought in Kozhikode on Tuesday, police said. The kingpin identified as Haji Naziruddin Sony (46) was arrested on March 31, 2013 from Gokulpuri in New Delhi by a police team from...
  • Chennai: youth turning to robbery? July 1, 2011

    Chennai: Two young boys snatch a gold chain to take their girlfriends out for a new year's party. It is not just the story of films anymore - young professionals and college students are resorting to this in alarming numbers in Chennai. Police say 72 cases of chain-snatching have been...
  • Husband engineers wife’s murder, hires killers December 18, 2009

    Mumbai: Beena Dedhia, a 39-year-old woman, was allegedly attacked by chain snatchers while on a morning walk with her husband in Mumbai. But now after qestioning nearly 450 chain snatchers in the Mumbai city police have come up with a shocker. Police say her husband Jiten Dedhia connived with 3...
  • Morning walk turns fatal, chain snatcher kills woman October 28, 2009

    The culprits took away the woman's chain and her husband's wallet. ...
  • International airline exec held for chain snatching January 23, 2008

    New Delhi: A gang of chain snatchers that struck in many of the biggest markets of Delhi had kept police and the residents worried for some time. It turns out now that the gang was led by a 24-year-old woman called Ekta, an executive with an international airline. Apparently Ekta...
  • Engineering students held for theft November 13, 2006

    Ghaziabad: Young, educated and from affluent families - an impressive introduction, which normally wouldn't match with the description of dreaded criminals. But the arrest on Sunday of three youngsters - who were a part of a notorious chain-snatching gang in Uttar Pradesh’s Ghaziabad - shows just how the city youth...