In yet another incident a gold chain of a woman was snatched here on Friday evening. Police sources said victim, Bimla Gupta, a resident of Sector19C, alleged that two men on a motorcycle had made away after snatching her gold chain.
The woman was standing near her house when the incident took place.
The sources added Bimla after finishing her work at Sector17, had returned to her residence in Sector 19.
While she was standing outside her residence, a man approached her and asked about an address in the locality.
While Bimla was trying to guide the man about the address, he suddenly snatched her chain and made away with his accomplice who was ready with his motorcycle nearby.
A case under sections 356 (assault or criminal force in at t e mpt to commit theft of property carried by a person), 379 (punishment for theft) and 34 (acts done by several persons in furtherance of common intention) of the Indian Penal Code has been registered at Sector-19 police station.
In the past fortnight, at least seven cases of chain-snatching have been reported.