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Chain-snatching cases: One held

The Ahmedabad Detection of Crime Branch arrested one person on Tuesday in connection with the rising number of chain-snatching cases in the city.

The Ahmedabad Detection of Crime Branch (DCB) arrested one person on Tuesday in connection with the rising number of chain-snatching cases in the city.

The DCB found Sukhvinder Singh alias Captain,moving around suspiciously on a motorcycle,during a patrol.

A search revealed a small metal box in his possession,containing a small cutter generally used by chain-snatchers for cutting gold chains.

Singh told the DCB during his interrogation that he kept the cutter for protection and to thwart off assaults in fights.

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The accused also had no registration of the bike and no licence either. The DCB have seized the bike and his mobile.

Incidentally,Singh was previously booked under the Prohibition Act at the Naranpura police station. He has been handed over to the Naranpura police for further investigation.