SNATCHING

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

    Three criminals involved in several chainsnatching and dacoity incidents were arrested on Tuesday, police said. Acting on a tipoff that interdistrict 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...
  • Bikeborne snatch private gunner's rifle in Siyani Gate area June 14, 2014

    Two unidentified bikeborne men snatched a rifle from a private gunner in Siyani Gate area in Ghaziabad on Thursday night. The incident took place when the gunner, Dhirender, was standing outside his employer's house in Siyani Gate area when two unidentified men on a bike snatched his rifle and fled, police...
  • 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 30yearold woman on Saturday foiled a snatching attempt by two bikeborne 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 22yearold 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...
  • Two stage artists arrested for snatching mobile phones and purses of women August 28, 2013

    Two stage artistes were arrested for snatching mobile phones and purses of women in Delhi, police said on Tuesday. Sumit Gappa and Vasudev Dass, both in their 20s, were caught from the Ber Sarai area of south Delhi on Monday evening. "Two mobile phones they had snatched in the Govindpuri area were...
  • Three arrested for snatching gold chains and making ornaments from them July 27, 2013

    Three men, including an advocate and a jeweller, have been arrested for allegedly snatching chains, receiving and making ornaments from them, police said on Friday. According to the police, Deepak, alias Bhagat, was arrested from MCD Colony in North West Delhi on Tuesday after police received a tip off about...
  • Kingpin of interstate chain snatching gang arrested April 3, 2013

    Kozhikode: The kingpin of an interstate 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...
  • Quota bill to be taken up in LS on Thursday: Nath December 19, 2012

    New Delhi: Unfazed by Samajwadi Party's strong protest which led to a scuffle in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday, the government said the bill for providing quota in government job promotion will be taken up in the House on Thursday. Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath termed as 'deplorable' the incident...
  • Still see myself as Indie filmmaker: Guy Ritchie December 19, 2011

    London: British director Guy Ritchie may have helmed the latest Sherlock Holmes movie 'A Game of Shadows' but says he still has Indie sensibilities. "Filmmaking has changed as we all know. Indie movies are being muscled out in quite a conspicuous fashion and who's responsible for that and why...
  • 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 chainsnatching have been...
  • Husband engineers wifes murder, hires killers December 18, 2009

    Mumbai: Beena Dedhia, a 39yearold 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 24yearold 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 chainsnatching gang in Uttar Pradeshs Ghaziabad shows just how the city youth...