THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: On Saturday, the city police nabbed a man for snatching gold chains from two women at Pappanamcode and East Fort respectively. police recorded the detention of Jipin, a native of Kuttamala.
Police said, the incidents happened last Wednesday. The suspect snatched chain from a woman near Pappanamcode Sreeragam auditorium at approximately 11 am and later snatched a 6-sovereign gold chain from another woman at the West Fort area at noon.
Upon examination, it was exposed the accused was involved in numerous chains snatching incidents reported in many parts of city and state in the previous month. The police arrested him after verifying his identity through CCTV camera visuals.