Staff Reporter

PUDUCHERRY: The D-Nagar police on Wednesday arrested a person involved in several chain snatching incidents and recovered 18 sovereigns of gold jewellery from his custody. The accused, Deva of Pudu Nagar at Muthupillaipalayam, was arrested during a vehicle check.

On Tuesday, the D-Nagar police received a complaint from a woman that her chain was snatched by a motorcyclist. She passed on the registration number to the police.

An intensive vehicle check was carried out and the accused nabbed. Interrogation revealed that he was involved in seven chain snatching cases, police said.