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75-yr-old woman robbed of Rs-30,000 gold chain


BHOPAL : One more chain-snatching was reported from the Chunabhatti area on Tuesday. A 75-year old woman was robbed of her gold chain by a masked bike-borne youth on Tuesday morning in front of Manoria Hospital.

According to Chunabhatti TI Rajkumar Saraf, victim Soubhagya Devi, 75, wife of Dileep Kumar Jain, resident of A11 Paraspar Colony, behind Manoria hospital, in her complaint stated that she was going to the Jain temple around 6.30 am when the incident happened.

The accused, riding a bike had covered his face with a red scarf; he waylaid her, snatched her chain and fled the spot. The lady was so shocked after the incident that she could neither note down the number of the bike nor could identify the bike make.

She immediately called her son Ashok Jain and came to the police station to file a complaint. The robbed chain was said to be worth around Rs 35,000. the police have registered a case under section 392 of the IPC and launched a manhunt to nab the accused.

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