Mobile phone snatching has become a frequent affair at central and Chathram bus stands in Trichy. Recently, police arrested some people in connection with such cases. The alleged cellphone snatchers included some students also.
Two motorcycle-borne men snatched the mobile phone from a woman while she was walking near chathram bus stand around 9pm on Sunday.
Police said the motorcycle-borne men followed Savithiri, of Ponmalaipatti, snatched her costly cellphone and fled the scene. Savithiri lodged a complaint with the city police. Police have advised the public to be more cautious while walking and talking over mobile and also instructed to avoid standing or strolling in secluded spots.