Chandigarh’s crime rate is increasing day by day despite strict punishments. It is sad to know that city beautiful has witnessed five cases of snatching in less than 24 hours.
The city is proving out to be dangerous even for the pedestrians as they don’t know when their valuables could be snatched. The first snatching incident happened on Sunday in Sector 34 Chandigarh around 7 pm.
Five Snatching Incidents in Chandigarh
The five snatching incident in the city beautiful happened in less than 24 hours. The first four snatching incidents happened at an interval of almost one hour.
The first snatching incident happened in Sector 34 Chandigarh around 7 pm when a woman’s purse was snatched by a person riding a motorcycle. The woman’s purse has Rs 500, ATM card and some important documents. The woman is a resident of Sector 35 Chandigarh. She said that he couldn’t note the motorcycle’s registration number.
Just after one hour of the first snatching incident, another snatching incident happened in Sector 36 Chandigarh. The incident happened in Sector 36 Chandigarh at around 8 pm. Tanu Tandon, the victim said that she was out for an evening walk near her house and two people on a motorcycle snatched her phone and sped away.
After few minutes of the second snatching incident, a third snatching incident happened near Piccadilly Chowk. Jyoti, the victim and a resident of Sector 46 Chandigarh said that a person riding a Baja Pulsar motorcycle snatched her purse and sped away. Jyoti’s purse had Rs. 1700 and some important documents. However, in this case, Jyoti managed to note down the registration number of the motorcycle.
At around 9 pm on Sunday, fourth snatching incident happened in Sector 15 Chandigarh. Sunil Kumar, the victim and a resident of Delhi said reported that people riding on a motorcycle snatched his mobile phone. Sunil said that the thieves were riding a Splendor motorcycle.
The fifth snatching incident happened on Monday around 5:45 pm near Japanese Garden in Sector 31 Chandigarh. Pinky, the victim and a resident of Zirakpur said that her purse was snatched by a youth who was riding an Active scooter. Pinky’s wallet had cash and important documents.
Source: The Tribune