Hyderabad

Woman injured as offenders snatch gold chain

An elderly woman fell from a two-wheeler and sustained injuries after two offenders snatched her gold chain at Malakpet late on Tuesday night. The incident took place at Malakpet Road when the woman Vardhanamma, 52, was returning home on a Honda Activa scooter along with her husband after attending a function at Nampally.

The chain snatchers, who were following the couple on a Pulsar motorcycle, snatched the three-tola gold chain at Chanchalguda Jail Road. “As the chain snatchers pulled the chain, the woman and her husband fell from the two wheeler,” Inspector Malakpet, P Sattiah said.

Locals rushed the couple to a nearby hospital where doctors stated that her condition was out of danger. Deputy Commissioner of Police (East) A. Ravinder who visited the woman in the hospital, told reporters that special teams had been formed to arrest the chain snatchers.

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