Two chain snatching incidents reported from Eastern suburbs
Mumbai, June 21 (UNI) Two cases of chain snatching were reported from the eastern suburbs of the metropolis during the last 24 hours.
Police said a ''Mangalsutra'', worth Rs 50,000, was snatched away from Sahili Laxman Sawant (38) by motorcycle-borne miscreants at Tilak Nagar here yesterday.
Another incident of ''Mangalsutra'' snatching was reported from Chembur. Sita Laxman Krishna (44) was walking towards the railway station when again motorcycle-borne miscreants snatched away her ''mangalsutra'', valued at around Rs 15,000.
A spate of robberies has troubled the eastern suburbs over the past two days. A jewellery shop was looted in broad daylight by four unidentified persons yesterday, while the residence of a senior citizen was attacked and looted Tuesday last.