Women Lose Chains to Snatchers in Mangaluru and Udupi

Mangaluru: A chain-snatching incident each has been reported from the city and Udupi on Wednesday.

The first incident took place near the KSRTC bus stand in Bijai. Malini Shetty was walking out of the Indian Overseas Bank’s branch towards home. As she reached home, a young stranger asked for drinking water.

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Feeling pity on him on a very hot day, she offered to bring it from inside. When she was about to pass it on to him, he is said to have snatched her 32-gm chain worth Rs 60,000 from her neck.

She resisted but she was pushed down by him. The rope chain snapped. A larger part of it with the pendant was lost to him while the other part broke into two pieces and fell on the floor.

A case has been registered at the Barke police station.

In Udupi, Shyamala, a resident of Paniyadi I Cross at Kunjibettu, lost her chain worth Rs 60,000. She was returning home from Udyavar after attending a ceremony at her daughter’s house.

After getting down at the MGM College bus-stop, she walked towards home. When she reached the Vailaya compound cross lane from Paniyadi, a bike with two riders suddenly arrived and stopped next to her.

The pillion-rider is said to have suddenly snatched her chain and the bike sped away soon thereafter.

A case has been registered in the town police station.

Happening over and over:

Pedestrian Woman’s Chain Snatched by Bike-rider in Badagabettu

Never-ending chain!

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