Tuesday, August 29.
National: Sunday: People of Vijayawada have off late been subjected to cases of chain snatching. In a recent incident, two men snatched a chain from a woman, while she was walking back home at Electricity Colony in Auto Nagar. This incident marks the seventh incident in ten days.
An investigation has begun, based on CCTV footage. On August 17, three incidents occurred on the same day. Adding another clinch, five incidents of chain snatching is being reported under the jurisdiction of the Patamata police station.
One incident occurred around 10:30 am in Gurunanak Nagar followed by another incident at 11:00 am in Srinivasa Nagar Bank Colony. A similar incident happened in Ramchandra Nagar near Ayush Hospital at 11:30 am. The investigation continues.