SAS Nagar, August 21
Two chain snatchings were reported in half an hour by the same motro cycle borne two youth who first snatched a chain in Phase 3B1 (near house no. 687) and snatched another chain from a PG girl in Phase-7 (near house no. 240).
In Phase 7 incident, the victim girl Dipika Thakur, who resides in house no. 719 as PG, was with one of her friends and they were searching another PG house for one of their friend. When then reached near h.no., 240 around 9.00pm, two motor cycle borne youth on black pulsar came near them. One of the snatcher came near the girls and held the victim from behind. He took seconds to snatch the chain while the other snatcher kept motor cycle start. The girls shouted a lot but both of them sped towards Sector 61, Chandigarh. According to the victim, the snatcher was wearing a red coloured T-shirt. While one of the local resident ran behind the culprits. He told the police that the snatchers were on black pulsar motorcycle and fled towards Chandigarh. Police are of the view that the same snatchers were behind these two snatchings.
SHO Mator, Mahesh Saini, himself reached the spot and inquired the matter. He also requested two house owners to provide CCTV footage of the cameras installed outside their houses. Police are investigating the matter.