Bike-borne men snatch 68-year-old’s gold chain in Chandigarh

Two motorcycle-borne youth allegedly snatched a gold chain from a 68-year-old woman in Sector 51.

The complainant Nirmal Kaur, 68, told the police that she, along with her sister, was out for an evening walk when the accused intercepted them near the Custom and Central Excise Society and snatched her gold chain. She sustained bruises on her neck during the snatching incident.

Police said the accused have been caught in the CCTV installed nearby and they are working on identifying them. A case was registered under section 379B (snatching) of the Indian Penal Code at the Sector 49 police station.

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