Nimapara: 2 persons were detained on the charges of chain snatching, a senior police official said on Thursday.
A few locals caught hold of Chandrasekhar Moharana and Rakesh Ojha, both are the residents of Bhilideuli village here, while they were escaping after snatching a precious gold neck chain and a cellphone from Mr. Saroj Majhi near Kajipatana Square here on Wednesday night and handed them over to police, the official said.
A motorcycle and cellphone have been recovered from the duo, the official pointed out, adding that a case (160/19) has been listed against desperadoes.
Detailing case, official explained that Majhi, of Kajipatana area here, was waiting for the lift near Kajipatana Square Wednesday night when bike-borne miscreants came from Pipli side and snatched away a gold made chain from Majhi.
“However, Majhi took the lift from a passerby and managed to stop desperadoes near Niasorada Square and raised an alarm. Locals caught hold of duo and beat them before handing them over to the police,” another senior official added.