Mumbai police, between Saturday and Sunday, reported over six circumstances of chain snatching from Oshiwara, Borivli, Vikhroli, Parel, Mulund and Tilak Nagar.
In response to police information, over 70 circumstances of chain snatching have been reported throughout town, until August, this 12 months. Regardless of lockdown being imposed within the months of April, Could and June, town has witnessed an increase in avenue crimes.
Vinoy Kumar Choubey, the joint commissioner of police, regulation and order, mentioned, “We’ve got requested senior police inspectors of all police stations to determine weak spots the place such offences are on rise and to extend patrolling in these areas. We’ve got additionally requested them to start out Nakabandi’s in delicate areas.”
Within the six cases, victims collectively misplaced gold ornaments value ₹3.72 lakh. Detection groups of six police stations are looking for the accused.
The primary occasion of chain snatching was reported at Oshiwara police station the place two unknown individuals snatched the chain value ₹65,500 of a 61-year-old lady recognized as Jayshree Jain. The incident came about at round 5pm when she went to purchase greens close to Maheshwari Bhavan at Lokhandwala in Andheri (West). A person snatched her gold chain after which fled in an autorickshaw, mentioned Oshiwara police officer who registered an FIR within the case.
Within the second case, two motorbike born males focused 64-year-old Surekha Mehta whereas she was heading to Sion from Thane in a taxi at round 6pm. Mehta in her grievance mentioned that she was sitting within the backseat and had reached close to Godrej gate when two males got here near her cab and snatched her gold chain value ₹85,000. An FIR has been registered at Vikhroli police station.
The third case was registered at Borivali. A gold chain of 28-year-old Vasundhara Gandhile was snatched by two motorcycle-borne males whereas she was strolling close to Jogger’s park at Chikuwadi in Borivali at round 8.30 pm on Saturday.
The fourth case was registered at NM Joshi Marg by 28-year-old Darshan Kokle. Kokle in his grievance mentioned that he was on a motorbike together with his brother at Senapati Bapat Marg in Decrease Parel when two bike-borne males snatched his gold chain value ₹39,000.
Sunday morning noticed robbers strike in Mulund (East) when 24-year-old Akshad Rahate had gone to the primary market at 7 am. Rahate in his grievance at Mulund police station mentioned that he was standing close to Fish World Store on Jata Shankar Highway when two males on a motorbike snatched his chain value ₹80,000.
Later within the day at 11 am, two robbers on a motorbike snatched the gold chain of 65-year-old Subbammal Arumugam value ₹67,500 whereas she was strolling along with her husband close to Tilak Nagar in Chembur. An FIR has been registered at Tilak Nagar police station.
In response to the police all of the incident circumstances have been registered below sections 392 (Punishment for theft) and 34 (widespread intention) of Indian Penal Code and a police crew is been in search of the accused.