One after another, 3 chain snatchings in R K Puram

Youths on motorcycle rob women

Within 13 hours, motorcycle-borneassailants snatched three gold chains from women at R K Puram in south Delhi on Tuesday.

Sector 3 at 6:30 am

The first incident happened with an elderly woman, Savitri Devi, of R K Puram sector 3. Victim’s daughter Neelam Singh told police around 6:30 am that she along with her mother came out of her house for some work.

“While we were crossing Africa Avenue, a youth, aged around 25, came from behind and snatched my mother’s gold chain and ran towards a Pulsar bike on which a youth was already waiting forhim. He hopped on the bike and fled from the spot,” she told police.

Sector 12 at 6:15 pm

The second incident of crime happened with Veena Sampat, 50, of R K Puram sector 9.

She told police that around 6.15 pm she was going to Central government health scheme dispensary in R K Puram sector 12.

“When I reached near Gauri Shankar Temple, two persons, aged around 25, came on a Pulsar bike from behind and pushed me. When I fell down, one of them snatched my gold chain and fled away,” she told police in her complaint.

Sector 1 at 7 pm

The third incident took place with Pinky Mahanta Nath of Delhi Development Authority flats at Munirka. She told police that around 7 pm, she hired an autorickshaw for Sarojini Nagar.

“When the auto reached sector 1 and stopped at a signal, a youth around 25, came from behind and snatched my gold chain. He put his hand from the broken glass of the autorickshaw and snatched the my chain,” she told police.

In her complaint, she also said the youth ran towards a bike on which his accomplice was waiting, boarded it and fled from the spot.

Police have registered a case of snatching in all the three incidents.

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