CUTTACK – On Friday, A lower court here, deciding a 3-year-old chain snatching case in city, found a person guilty of committing robbery and causing hurt during crime and sentenced him to undergo 7 years’ (RI) rigorous imprisonment. Court also slapped the fine of Rs 10,000 on criminal.
On August 13, 2016, a woman police officer of was travelling by her moped with a lady constable as when 23-year-old Siddhewar Kar followed the moped in motorcycle.
Near a busy traffic post, Siddheswar snatched the precious gold chain of the police officer; and while trying to escape from the spot, he was overpowered by some of the onlookers.
The Mangalabag police reached spot and detained Siddheswar under Sections 294 and 297 of the IPC. Holding trial in case for over 3 years, Cuttack Additional CJM-cum-Assistant Sessions Judge convicted the accused and sentenced him.