TRICHY: 3 men involved in 5 snatching incidents in the past few months landed in police net along with gold jewelry valued Rs 8 lakhs during a vehicle checkup at the Kondaiyampettai junction on Friday.
A special team of police detained 38 year old J Ronald Rossiyo, from Devaraya Nagar, KK Nagar, 28 year old B Madan Raj, from Kajapettai, and 28 year old A Venkatesan, from Ariyamangalam in Trichy.
The police said that they caught them on the suspicion. A preliminary enquiry brought to light their involvement in 5 chain-snatching cases in the month of July, August and November this year in the Fort, Srirangam and KK Nagar areas. accused had used two-wheelers for their process. The police recovered 26.25 sovereign valuable gold ornaments worth Rs 8 lakhs from them and were remanded to the judicial custody.