KOLHAPUR: On Wednesday, A 28-year-old man was detained by the Radhanagari police for snatching the gold chain of an 80-year-old lady. “The suspect had gone in the victim’s home in Nartawade village after finding her alone.
He hit her on head with stone and snatched the precious gold chain that she was wearing. However, hearing the woman’s cry for help, the neighbours rushed to her rescue and caught the robber.
The suspect has been identified as Rahul Gajanan Kore, of Kapileshwar in Radhanagari taluka. “Pankaj Kerba Mohite, grandson of the victim lodged a police complaint in this regard. As per his report, on Wednesday, his grandmother was alone at home after all the members had gone out for some work. This is when the suspect entered the residence and attacked her with a stone.
“Kore snatched the precious gold chain and started escaping. However, the residents caught him outside the residence and handed him over to police,”.