Two unidentified motorcycle-borne youths snatched away a gold chain from J. Esther Rani (53) at Mailam near here on Tuesday.

When Ms Rani was returning home from the post-office, the accused followed her on a motorcycle and in a split second pulled her chain weighing seven sovereigns and sped away.

When she raised an alarm, some of the passersby gave a chase to the duo but could not catch them. Mailam police have booked a case.

- Special Correspondent

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