Two chain snatchers arrested; gold ornaments worth Rs 1 lakh seized

Mysuru, July 16:-Mysuru City Crime Branch (CCB) Police officers arrested two chain snatchers and seized gold ornaments worth Rs 1 lakh in the city.

A special team of CCB Police arrested the accused when they were trying to sell the gold chain which they had snatched on Ashoka Road in Lashkar Mohalla here.

The arrested were identified as Afzal Pasha, 26 alias Afzal alias Nana and Mohammed Akheel Shahid alias Shahid, both residents of Azeez Sait nagar in the city.

The accused confessed that they had snatched gold chains in Udayagiri Police Station limits and Mandi Mohalla Police Station limits in the city. The police also seized a two-wheeler used by the accused to snatch gold chains.

The accused were arrested in an operation conducted under the guidance of CCB Police ACP Lingappa B R, CCB Police Inspector Jagadeesh, ASIs Chandregowda, Alexander and police personnel M R Ganesh, C Chikkanna, Lakshmikanth, Ramaswamy, Shivaraju, Yakub Sharif, Rajendra, Niranjan, Prakash, Anand, Chamundamma, Shivakumar, Gowtham and others. -KS, KK

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