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Woman chain snatcher arrested; gold ornaments worth Rs 6.5 lakh seized

Mysuru, July 29:- K R Police have arrested a woman who was a chain snatcher and a thief, and recovered golden ornaments worth Rs 6.5 lakh.

The arrested is identified as Sarita Kashinath, a resident of Bapunagar on Sedam Road in Gulbarga district.

ASI Lakshminarayan and staff who found her roaming around in a suspicious manner on Basaveshwara Road in the city, detained her for questioning. After interrogation, the police seized several mangalsutras and= gold chains which was in her possession. During the enquiry, she confessed that she had been stealing gold ornaments and later selling them off to one Asif. The police also recovered six mangalsutras weighing 223 grams from him.

The operations were carried out under the directions of DCP (crime and traffic) Dr Vikram Amte, DCP (law and order) Dr H T Shekar, ACP Dharmappa supervised the operations led by B S Prakash, Inspector of K R Police Station and his staff.

-(KS, NGB)

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