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5 snatchings in 24 hours

CHANDIGARH:There seems to be no let-up in snatching incidents with five cases being reported from the city in less than 24 hours.



Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, May 15 

There seems to be no let-up in snatching incidents with five cases being reported from the city in less than 24 hours. 

Sources said the first incident was reported around 7 pm in Sector 34 on Sunday. 

A motorcycle-borne miscreant snatched a purse from a woman in Sector 34. The purse contained Rs 500, an ATM card and important documents. The purse was snatched near the Sector 34 market. The victim, a resident of Sector 35, said she failed to note down the registration number of the motorcycle. 

The second incident was reported around 8 pm in Sector 36 on Sunday. The victim, identified as Tanu Tandon, was taking an evening walk near her house when two motorcycle-borne miscreants sped away after snatching her mobile phone. 

The third snatching incident was reported near Piccadily Chowk a few minutes later. The victim, Jyoti, a resident of Sector 46, reported that an unidentified miscreant riding a Pulsar motorcycle sped away after snatching her purse containing Rs 1,700 and important documents. The sources said the victim managed to note down a part of the registration number of the motorcycle. 

The fourth snatching incident was reported from Sector 15 around 9 pm on Sunday where a motorcycle-borne miscreant snatched a mobile phone from a Delhi resident, Sunil Kumar. The accused was riding a Splendor motorcycle. 

The fifth snatching incident was reported around 5.45 pm near Japanese Garden in Sector 31 today.

The sources said a youth riding an Activa scooter snatched a purse from Pinky, a resident of Zirakpur.

The purse had some cash and important documents, said the victim.

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