Two held for snatching

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Panchkula
  • Updated: Jul 24, 2015 10:40 IST

The local police have arrested two persons involved in snatching in Panchkula on Thursday. The accused have been identified as Monu, resident of Old Panchkula, and Abdul Hafiz, resident of Uttar Pradesh.

The duo had targeted a woman on March 30 in Kalka and had snatched her gold chain. The police have recovered the golden chain from Abdul's possession. The accused were produced in the court and Abdul was sent to judicial custody, while Monu was remanded to police custody for a day.

A case of assault or criminal force in attempt to commit theft of property carried by a person and punishment for theft was registered under Sections 356, 379 of the Indian Penal Code.

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