Bantwal: Bike-borne chain snatcher arrested

11:14 AM Jun 18, 2022 | Team Udayavani |

Bantwal: A 26-year-old youth has been arrested in connection with a chain-snatching incident that took place at Kavalapadoor village in Bantwal here.


The arrested identified as Ilyas, 26, a resident of Belthangadi has been remanded to 15-days of judicial custody.

On June 15 afternoon, the victim Poovamma (69) was walking near Thimmakka road when a bike-borne person snatched her gold-plated silver chain. A case in this regard was registered at Bantwal rural police station under IPC section 392.

Police investigating the case arrested Ilyas a day after the incident and recovered the stolen chain from his possession. Police also seized the bike used in the crime.


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