A 40-year-old woman riding on a scooter was robbed of her gold chain by a motorcycle borne snatchers near Golden Rock in Trichy city on Monday.
J Anitha Mariya, 40 from Thangeswari Nagar in Golden Rock area in Trichy city was on the move near Elephant Park in Golden Rock on Monday afternoon. When the woman slowed down her vehicle to cross a speed breaker, two persons on another bike got close to her. The pillion rider snatched her five sovereign gold chain and sped away. She lodged a complaint with the Golden Rock police. A case was registered and the police valued the stolen ornament at Rs 70,000.
It is the third chain snatching incident reported in a matter of two weeks in Trichy. Last week on May 8th, a 23-year-old woman was robbed of her three sovereign of gold chain in MM Nagar on Vayalur road in the night by a motorcycle-borne duo with the residents witnessing the scene without making any effort to help her.
The Government hospital police took up the investigation. They were looking for CCTV footage to identify the accused. Prior to that, K Vallikannu, 47 a resident of 11th Cross Street in Thillai Nagar was snatched of her 6.5 sovereign gold chain by a motorcycle-borne snatchers in the evening when was walking on the road to visit a temple in Thennur on May 1.
(source : TOI)