Serial chain snatcher arrested


TRICHY: On Saturday Police team detained a person involved in stealing and chain snatching occurrences in Trichy, The accused was identified as V Raja belonging to Palakkarai.

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With the increasing numbers of thefts and chain snatching in the city, a special police team was formed to nab the criminals.

On the bases of special information, on Saturday the special team of police led a vehicle check near Cholan Parai, around 11 am. Raja (accused) who was walking near Cholan Parai, tried to escape as soon as he saw the police car. However, the team arrested him.

According to the police, During questioning, he self-confessed to having committed a robbery and two chain snatchings.

Include one on March 6 The 2  chain snatching occurrences when accused broke into a residence in Woraiyur through the back door and snatched 2 chains from a woman who was sleeping, and the other on April 14 when he snatched a chain from a woman during a temple festival.

Police said The theft occurred on 24 March when Raja broke into a house near Vayalur road and stole the jewellery worth Rs 1.35 lakh.

The stolen items had been recovered by police and the Accused has been remanded in judicial custody.

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