Incidents of chain snatching continue to take place despite attempts by the police to curb such crimes.
On Tuesday, M. Suganya (25), a resident of Chinnathadagam near Thudiyalur, was relieved of her six sovereign by a pedestrian near Rose Gaden at Pannimadai.
The incident happened when Suganya had stopped her two-wheeler on Vadamadurai-Thadagam road to pick her handbag when a pedestrian came close to her and snatched the chain.
In the second incident, five sovereign gold chain belonging to Amaravathy (59) of VOC Nagar near Ganapathy was snatched by motorcycle-borne men late on Tuesday.
The police said that the incident happened when the woman came to dump garbage in the bin. In another case reported on Wednesday, four sovereign chain of K. Kanagavalli (78) of of Gokulam Colony near P.N. Pudur was snatched when she was walking on a road.
Two killed in accident
Two persons were killed when the car in which they were travelling rammed a TNSTC bus near Pollachi on Wednesday. The victims were identified as Sabari Prakash (30) of Anupparpalayam and his friend Ramarajan (35) from Tirupur.
The Race Course police have registered a case against two women employees of a construction company on charges of duping of Rs. 3 lakh. The police said that Anitha and Hemalatha, employees of a company based at Tatabad were booked based on a complaint filed by an official of the firm.