Vadodara Crime branch arrested one accused involved in more then 15 chain snatching incidents in the city and Anand. The accused used to wear the same design shirts in every incident of chain snatching and that helped the police to zero in the accused and arrest him.
Under the guidance of Police Commissioner and other officials crime branch inspector Mahavirsinh Vaghela and his team searched the cctv footage of the places of chain snatching incidents in the city and recently in two three months in Karelibaug, Gotri and J.P. road areas. During investigation the police noticed that the person on Bajaj Pulsar was alone involved in chain snatching and wear one design shirts during the crimes.
After getting the clue the police teams increased patrolling in the city to trace the accused. In the meanwhile the police team on patrolling get the information about the person wearing same design shirt and riding the same number Pulsar bike at Harni Road area of Vadodara city.
Police stopped him and during investigation the person told his name as Mohammad Wasim Mohan Safi Pathan 32 residing at Godhra Heel park Society at Panchmahal district and originally belongs to Uttar Pradesh. The police asked for the papers of the without number plate bike and the person denied of having any papers and during investigation accepted the crime.
The accused said that in last two months he snatched chains and Mangalsutras from the neck of the ladies who either walked or driving. He accepted to commit such crimes in Karelibaug, Manjalpur, Gorwa, Alkapuri, Jetalpur, Vasna Road, Waghodia Road, Gotri, Harni Road and various areas in Anand. He also accept that after chain snatching he immediately left for Godhra.
After confirming the police checked that the chain snatching complaints were registered in Gotri, Gorwa, Panigate, J.P. Road and Karelibaug police stations. The police is now in the process to recover the chains and Mangalsutras from the accused and also investigating that whether the accused is involved in other such chain snatching incidents elsewhere.