|Chain snatcher arrested|
GUWAHATI, Sept 11 - The Paltan Bazar police today arrested one Nisar Ahmed from Bhangagarh in connection with a chain snatching case.
Police said that Ahmed snatched a chain from a woman in Ulubari area on September 5.
“The incident was captured in a CCTV camera. Based on the footage, Ahmed, a resident of Solapara, was arrested today,” police said.
Police also seized a two-wheeler from his possession.
It may be mentioned that incidents of snatching have become quite common in the city, with youths, mostly suspected drug addicts, eyeing vulnerable targets to commit such crimes.
A big racket may also be at play behind the spurt of snatching incidents in the city. Conscious citizens feel that the police should also focus on persons or organised groups to which the snatched items are sold later.