Snatchers take away woman’s purse, phone in Chandigarh’s Sector 42

Published on Jun 28, 2022 02:31 AM IST
A motorcycle-borne man snatched mobile phone and purse of a woman in Sector 42, Chandigarh. The victim, a resident of Sector 42, told police that she worked as a patient care provider in Mohali.
On June 25, Jeena Tamang, a resident of Sector 42, Chandigarh, was walking back home with her husband after buying vegetables from the local vegetable market around 10.30 pm, when a motorcycle-borne person snatched her purse and mobile phone near Attawa Chowk. (HT File Photo/ Representational image)
On June 25, Jeena Tamang, a resident of Sector 42, Chandigarh, was walking back home with her husband after buying vegetables from the local vegetable market around 10.30 pm, when a motorcycle-borne person snatched her purse and mobile phone near Attawa Chowk. (HT File Photo/ Representational image)
By, Chandigarh

A motorcycle-borne man snatched the mobile phone and purse of a 39-year-old woman in Sector 42, police said on Monday.

The victim, Jeena Tamang, a resident of Sector 42, told the police that she worked as a patient care provider in Mohali.

On June 25, she was walking back home with her husband after buying vegetables from the local vegetable market around 10.30 pm, when a motorcycle borne person snatched her purse and mobile phone near Attawa Chowk. She said her purse contained 400 in cash and important documents.

A case under Section 379-A (snatching) of the Indian Penal Code was registered at the Sector-36 police station on Sunday.

Sanitation worker’s bike, phone snatched

Another case of snatching was registered on the complaint of a Maloya resident.

The complainant, Nitin of EWS Colony, Maloya, complained to the police that two youths snatched his motorcycle and mobile phone around 2.30 am on June 13.

Nitin, who works as a sanitation worker with the Chandigarh municipal corporation, was returning from his father’s house in Sector 49 to Maloya, when he was attacked near Ziri Mandi Chowk in Sector 39. He lodged a complaint with the police on June 26, as he had left for Uttar Pradesh the next day.

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