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55 armed police teams set up to rein in chain-snatching menace in Telangana

The Cyberabad Police is all set to deploy 55 armed anti-snatching teams who will not only "spot and intercept" chain snatchers, but also fire at the offenders if they attack the policemen.

Snatching incidents need to be curbed with heavy hand: Court

A Delhi court has upheld the three-year-jail term of a man convicted for snatching gold earrings from a woman, observing that such incidents have risen tremendously and "there is an urgent need to curb them with a heavy hand".

Press secretary of former president Pratibha Patil robbed of gold chain

A 60-year-old press secretary of former president Pratibha Patil was allegedly robbed of her gold chain by two unidentified men near Lodhi Garden in the high security Lutyens' Delhi Friday morning.

Kanpur: Police confused over filing FIR as monkey snatches chain

 Kanpur Police went into a tizzy when a woman, whose gold chain was snatched by a monkey here, approached them and demanded an FIR be lodged against the monkey.

Chain snatching gang attacks police in Thane, 4 women cops injured

Four women police personnel were injured when a group of people, allegedly involved in chain snatchings in Kalyan here, attacked them, police said on Sunday.

Chain snatching attempt foiled in Delhi; juvenile held

Three people on a motorbike tried to snatch a woman's chain here but couldn't do so as she raised an alarm, following which one of them, a juvenile, was arrested, police said on Thursday.

Indore: Woman nabs chain snatcher

A 22-year-old woman named Nirmala Pandit nabbed a chain snatcher Ravi Sharma, 28, who was escaping after snatching her chain in Aerodrome area on Friday. Saluting the bravery of the young woman, the DIG-Indore Rakesh Gupta announced Rs 10,000 reward for Nirmala.

Chain snatchers must be dealt sternly, says Delhi court


New Delhi: A Delhi court has dismissed the appeal of a man, who had challenged the one year jail term awarded to him for snatching a woman's gold chain in 2002, and modified the sentence to rigorous imprisonment, observing that such incidents required stern action.

Man snatches chain from woman at Mumbai station and flees - Watch

A man in Mumbai has been caught on CCTV snatching chain from a woman at a busy railway station.

Woman shot at in Lucknow for resisting chain snatcher

A woman was shot at twice late Tuesday in Lucknow when she resisted a chain snatcher, police said.

Final year medical student set ablaze by chain snatchers

A medical student was battling for life at a Bangalore hospital after he was set ablaze by two criminals who snatched his chain while he was on his way back home here, a senior police official said.

Two held for chain snatching in Thane

A young couple was arrested after they allegedly tried to snatch a chain from a woman in Naupada area here, police said Tuesday.

Army jawan among three held for chain snatching

An Army jawan and two others were on Saturday arrested here for allegedly snatching a woman`s gold chain, police said.

Delhiites - Beware of chain snatchers’ new tricks

Gangs involved in chain snatching have invented new tricks to fool people in India and claim to be police officials.

Miscreants snatch chain from minister`s mother

Unidentified miscreants on Sun day snatched a gold chain from the mother of Assam Education and Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma in Kahilipara locality of the city.

Chain snatchings at Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple

The Left opposition in the Kerala assembly Tuesday picked holes in the security at the Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple, where fabled treasures were recently discovered, as several chain snatching incidents have come to light.

Chain snatching incidents on a rise in Pune

Pune Police has deployed additional 400 policemen to step up

Chain snatching, robberies on the rise in NCR

Incidents of chain snatching and
robbery appear to be increasing in the National Capital Region
(NCR) this year with statistics showing a rise in the rate of
such crimes per month as compared to last year.