Youth held for snatching gold chain in Bhubaneswar

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Bhubaneswar: The police today nabbed a youth on charges on snatching a gold chain from a person near Hadabai Basti under Mancheswar police station limits.

The accused has been identified as Ashok Das (23) of Hadabai Basti under Mancheswar Police Station limits. The cops have seized one gold chain weighing 13.65o grams from his possession.

According to a press note by Commissionerate Police, one Priyabrata Behera of Sandhapur under Baranga PS limits, presently residing at Pabitra Villa near Electric Sub-Station at Patia Station Road under Chandrasekharpur PS, reported that on June 26 at around 11 pm his motorcycle ran out of petrol while he was returning from Bomikhal to his house at Patia and he had to stop for a while near Hadabai Basti along the Mancheswar Canal Road.

In the meanwhile, a youth approached him for help and snatched away the gold chain from the complainant. Though the complaint chased him, in vain.

During the investigation, sources planted, modern technique applied, the accused Ashok Das was arrested and the stolen gold chain was seized from his possession. A case (201/20) under Sections 392/34 of the IPC has been registered by Mancheswar PS  and the accused has been forwarded to the court today, the CP further informed.

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