Published On : Sun, Oct 14th, 2018

Chain-snatching in Sonegaon

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Nagpur: A scooterette – borne robber snatched away a portion of a gold‘Mangalsutra’ with pendant worth Rs 10,000 from a woman in front of Aakash Vihar Apartment on Sahakar Nagar Road in Sonegaon area Friday evening.

A resident of Flat No 101, Aakash Vihar Apartment, Plot No 1- 2, Jaiprakash Nagar, Rashmi Yashwant Kulkarni (36) was returning home on a Scooty Pep moped (MH-12/A-6457)with her children from their tuition class around 7.45 pm.

A few metres from Rashmi’s house, a scooterette-borne youth came from behind and yanked the gold ‘Mangalsutra’ from her neck.

The ‘Mangalsutra’ broke into two pieces. Before Rashmi’s could raise an alarm, the robber fled with a portion of broken ‘Mangalsutra’ with a pendant worth Rs 10,000. Sonegaon Police launched a search for the robber after registering a case under Section 392 of the Indian Penal Code.