The risk of chain snatching has risen in Mysuru, with 2 women losing their gold made chains to motorcycle-borne criminals on Monday evening.
One of the victims, 60-year-old Manjula, was walking towards her residence in JSS Layout after get off from a bus on Monday evening when an unknown person sneaked up from behind on a two-wheeler and pulled off her gold chain weighing 35 grams. Ms. Manjula has lodged a police complaint with the Udayagiri police.
In another occurrence, which happened around same time, a motorcycle-borne criminal came up from behind 55-year-old Umashankari, who was walking on Vyragya Marg in Siddhartha Layout, snatched her gold made chain and sped away. Ms. Umashankari has lodged a police complaint with the Nazarbad police. Her gold chain weighed 30 grams and is valued about ₹90,000, she said.