For nabbing two snatchers,a couple was today awarded a commendation certificate along with cash of Rs 2,000 by the Chandigarh Police.
The couple,Satbir Singh Walia and his wife Rajbir Kaur Walia were given the certificate and cash amount today by senior police officers at the police headquarters,Sector 9,Chandigarh.
On July 16,the couple had chased two snatchers when they almost sped away after snatching gold chain of Rajbir Kaur Walia,resident of Sector 23-B. The couple was heading back home on a two wheeler when two motorcycle-borne youths snatched away the gold chain Rajbir Kaur,the pillion rider,was wearing. The incident took place at around 9.15 pm near Kisan Bhawan Chowk,Chandigarh,on July 16.
Rajbir Kaur,a housewife,had immediately raised an alarm. Her husband had chased the snatchers on the two wheelers who were unable to escape owing to heavy traffic. The two were nabbed and thrashed by the public. The duo,Tinku,26,and Dhiraj,22,residents of Ram Darbar,were later handed over to the police. A case on charges of theft and furtherance of common intention was registered by the Chandigarh Police. The motorcycle was taken into possession by the police.