Notorious chain snatcher arrested by Bagalagunte police,stolen gold ornaments worth Rs.90,000 recovered:

Yogesh K Porwar

The North Division police of Bagalagunte police arrested a habitual offender involved in robbing gold chain from an elderly woman after stealing a scooter in March this year.

The accused has been identified as,Mujeesha Ahmed,26,resident of Rajajinagar.

Senior officer told media persons,that a complaint was registered in Bagalagunte police station by an elderly woman identified as Narasamma,who stated in her complaint that when she was standing near to her house a person aged about 20-22 year old approached her on the pretext of inquiring address and snatched her gold chain worth Rs.90,000.

Based on a complaint a special team was led by PI,Bagalagunte,Sunil HB,PSIs and staff swung into action and visited the crime spot and after analysing CCTV footage in the vicinity the team got some vital clues.

Our PSI,Santhosh and crime staff who were on search for the offender received a tip off from their reliable inputs that one Suspect is roaming suspiciously.

PSI and team rushed to the spot and apprehended the person near Navarang theatre on suspect basis when they questioned him and asked to produce the documents of vehicle he dint produce and when they checked his pocket the team found a gold locket in his possession.

The team took him to station for questioning during investigation the accused confessed the crime that he has stolen the vehicle and used it to commit crime based on his statement the team recovered the gold chain worth Rs.90,000 which he has Pawned and the stolen scooter has been recovered from his possession.

A detailed investigation by the team has revealed that the accused is a habitual offender was arrested by Rajajinagar police in a chain snatching case in 2017 and remanded to judicial custody.

The accused released earlier this year and stole a scooter from Nelamangala on march 19.Using the Stolen scooter the accused approached Narasamma,60,on the pretext of inquiring address and snatched her gold chain worth Rs.90,000 in T Dasarahalli has been recovered.A case has been registered in Bagalagunte police station and further investigation is on.

Finally Bengaluru Police Commissioner,Kamal Pant has appreciated Addl CP West,Soumendhu Mukherjee,DCP North,Dharmendra Kumar Meena, ACP,Yeshwanthpura Sub-Division,Srinivas Reddy PI,Sunil HB,PSIs,as,Kumar M,Lokesh,Prabhu KL,Nagesh,Santosh Kumar K,Sreekantegowda,and crime staff as,Hanumegowda,Kumarswamy,Srinivas,Eshwar K Barkhi,Rajath kumar,Purshoutham,and WPC as,Smt.Sudha has been appreciated for the commendable job done by them in nabbing the notorious chain snatcher a suitable reward will be given to the team he added.