Tag: Chain snatchers

Cops chase chain-snatchers, pin them down in cinema style
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Cops chase chain-snatchers, pin them down in cinema style

May 8, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: With lockdown and movement restrictions till May 3, there was a long break in Mysuru city’s crime scene especially in the chain-snatching front. With the movement of men and women gradually increasing with the easing of restrictions and with women venturing out of their houses wearing jewellery, chain-snatchers too have become suddenly active. Despite…

Chain snatchers on the prowl
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Chain snatchers on the prowl

March 10, 2020

Bike-borne miscreants snatch gold chains at Vijayanagar and Kuvempunagar Mysore/Mysuru: Chain snatching incidents are continuing in city with two women losing their gold chains to bike borne miscreants at Vijayanagar and Kuvempunagar in a span of 30 minutes yesterday. In the first incident that took place at Vijayanagar 4th Stage, 45-year-old Vanajakshi, a resident of…

Evening walker robbed of gold chain
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Evening walker robbed of gold chain

February 22, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: An incident of two bike-borne miscreants snatching away the gold chain of a woman walking near Bogadi has been reported on Tuesday evening. Mangalamma, a resident of Bogadi Layout, was on her evening stroll at the 12th Cross of the Layout, behind Hari Vidyalaya, at around 6.30 pm, when the two unidentified youths approached…

Chain-snatchers arrested
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Chain-snatchers arrested

September 3, 2019

Rs.2 lakh worth gold chain and two-wheeler seized Mysuru, Sept.3 (KS)- V.V. Puram Police, on Aug.31, took two persons who were moving around Ramanna Circle in Yadavagiri on a bike in a suspicious manner and during interrogation, the Cops came to know that they were chain-snatchers and formally arrested them. The accused are 26-year-old Harish…

Chain-snatching incident re-surfaces in city
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Chain-snatching incident re-surfaces in city

August 6, 2019

Bike-borne miscreants target elderly women, snatch gold chains worth about Rs.1.8 lakh Mysuru: After a brief lull, bike-borne chain-snatchers, who targeted lonely elderly women in separate incidents, have snatched gold chains weighing about 60 grams and worth about Rs.1.8 lakh in city last evening.  In the first incident, bike borne miscreants have snatched a gold…

Youth power to curb chain-snatching
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Youth power to curb chain-snatching

May 4, 2019

Mysuru:  Chain-snatchers are back in action creating panic and shock among the citizens of the city. Karnataka Rakshana Vedike Mysuru District President K. Madesh decided to create awareness about this dangerous trend of targeting women by bike-borne chain-snatchers by roping in the youth to participate in the awareness drive. The youth took out a jatha…

Two more chain-snatching incidents last night: Operation Fast Track launched
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Two more chain-snatching incidents last night: Operation Fast Track launched

May 3, 2019

Mysuru:  A day after chain-snatchers had a field-day where gold chains of seven women were yanked off in back-to-back incidents, the Police were literally forced to get into the field and co-ordinately intensify action to nab the criminals through ‘Operation Fast Track’. Yesterday’s audacious strike came after months of lull, catching the Police off-guard. Making…

Chain-snatchers back to haunt Mysuru
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Chain-snatchers back to haunt Mysuru

May 2, 2019

Bike-borne duo on chain-snatching spree; target 5 women between 6.35 am and 8 am Mysuru: Chain-snatchers are back in action. And this time too, it is the dreaded ‘Black Pulsar’ bike that was spotted in action early this morning at five localities where five women were targeted between 6.30 am and 8 am. A video…

Chain-snatchers strike again
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Chain-snatchers strike again

January 31, 2019

Mysuru: After a brief lull, chain-snatchers have struck again in the city, with a 36-year-old woman falling victim last night. Bhramaramba, a resident of Siddalingeshwara Layout in Vidyaranyapuram, was feeding her child outside her house at about 9.45 pm last night, when two motorcycle-borne miscreants managed to yank off her 35-gm gold chain and sped…

Bike-born miscreants overtake lady scooterist, yank off chain
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Bike-born miscreants overtake lady scooterist, yank off chain

December 11, 2018

Mysuru: After a brief lull, chain-snatchers have struck again in the city this morning. Suma, 35, a resident of Vijayanagar 4th Stage, was dropping her specially-abled child to school on a scooter at about 10.45 am, when two motorcycle-borne miscreants, who came from behind, overtook her and stopped her near a drainage in RMP Layout,…

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