Hyderabad: A couple who attempted to snatch a gold chain from an elderly woman and managed to escape with a small piece of the ornament at Shahalibanda a week ago were caught by the Commissioner’s Task Force (East) here on Monday. The police recovered five grams of gold from them.
Acting on a tip off, the team caught T Sainath (32) and T Shalini (30) of Moinabad. On August 4, the two had approached a woman aged around 60 years at Kalvagadda in the Shahalibanda police station limits and tried to snatch her mangalsutra.
With the victim resisting their attempt, the two made with a piece of the ornament. The Task Force, which seized a motorcycle from the couple, have handed them over to the Shahalibanda police for further action.
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