Two chain snatchers convicted

Two chain snatchers convicted

Salman Pasha

The 2nd Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (ACMM) Court on Wednesday convicted two chain snatchers to four years imprisonment and fined them Rs 10,000.

The convicts are Fayaz Sheriff (32), a resident of Nagenahalli and M Salman Pasha (20), a resident of K G Halli.

The duo was convicted based on a complaint filed by one Sudha V Rao. She alleged that when she had gone for a walk on May 19, 2012 around 6.20 pm, a duo on a motorcycle approached her and snatched her chain worth Rs 80,000. Sudha later approached the Channamannakere Acchukattu police station and the police arrested the two on September 3 the same year.

Later, they were released on bail after which inspector C K Malathesh filed a chargesheet with all the evidence and statements of the witnesses. The case came to the trial stage and judge Venkanna Basappa Hosamani convicted the two. The duo has three other cases pending against them.