PUNE: On Sunday, Kondhwa police booked a boy (16) for snatching gold chain worth at Rs50,000 of a software engineer in Gokulnagar on Katraj-Kondhwa bypass on the Saturday night.
An officer from Kondhwa police said incident occurred when 31-year-old techie, Ajinkya Vitthal Mane, alighted from his car and was trying to clear traffic caused by the accident between an autorickshaw and a motorcycle on bypass.
“While Mane was appealing to autorickshaw driver, who was arguing with motorcycle driver, to clear traffic, a boy snatched his gold made chain and fled,” officer said.
The officer said techie, his wife and daughter were driving back to home after attending a family function in the Mohammadwadi. “There are no CCTV cameras at spot but during police investigation, it was found that a 16-year-old school drop-out boy was involved in snatching incident,” sub inspector of the Kondhwa police said.