Notorious Chain Snatcher Attacks Police, Flees
Mangaluru: A policeman was attacked by a notorious chain snatcher at Padil here, on July 7.
The accused has been identified as Tousif Nihal.
According to the police, Tousif Nihal is a notorious chain snatcher involved in various chain snatching cases. A warrant has been issued for his arrest. On July 7, the CCB police had been waiting to nab Tousif after receiving information that he was coming to the city. When he reached near Padil, CCB police officer Sunil Kumar tried to nab him but Tousif took out a sharp weapon and attacked Sunil.
Sunil, to defend himself fired a shot in the air. Immediately, Tousif escaped from the spot. Sunil Kumar’s shirt was torn in the attack.
A case has been registered in the Mangaluru Rural Police Station and search is on for Tousif.