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Chain Snatching Incident on Club Road: 2 Arrested

HUBBALLI: The Keshwapur police have arrested two persons who allegedly snatched a chain from a woman who was going on a scooter.

The arrested have been identified as Akash Mudholkar (23) and Praveen Hadagli (27); both residents of Gauligalli in Ranebennur.

Background of the incident:

The Keshwapur police had lodged a complaint on February 2 that two bike-borne miscreants have snatched a mangalsutra from a woman who was riding a scooter near Golf Ground on Club Road in Keshwapur.

In a bid to search the culprits, a team of police, led by Keshwapur police inspector KS Hatti, rushed to Davanagere and Mysuru. Later, the police learnt that the accused are residing in Davanagere.

With the help of a special operation, the police caught hold the accused and recovered jewellery worth Rs. 1,90,000 and a KTM bike.

The police, during the investigation, found that already there were chain snatching cases lodged against the duo  in Tumkuru, Ranebennur, Shivamogga, Udupi, and Manipal.

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