Woman chain snatcher strikes in Karve Nagar

ST Correspondent
Sunday, 5 August 2018

A woman has been booked for snatching the chain of an elderly lady on Friday morning outside the door of the latter’s house in Karve Nagar.

Pune: A woman has been booked for snatching the chain of an elderly lady on Friday morning outside the door of the latter’s house in Karve Nagar.

The complaint regarding the incident was registered by the lady’s husband at Warje Malwadi police station. The couple residing at Karve Nagar was approached by the unidentified accused on Friday morning at their flat located at Kakde City near Warje Naka.

The accused woman rung the door bell of the flat and introduced herself as a housemaid to the elderly lady, who opened the door. She engaged her in conversation and snatched her chain worth Rs 60,000 and escaped, said the police.

Police has initiated an investigation to find out the unidentified woman and registered a case under section 392 (Punishment for robbery) of IPC against her.
 

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