Dwarka: An incident of chain snatching has returned to haunt residents of Dwarka Sector 18b. A bike-borne man attempted to snatch the chain of a woman standing in front of Golf Link Residency, Sector 18b, Dwarka.
A day before yesterday, another attempt of chain snatching was reported in front of Atulya Apartments. With incidents of chain snatching coming to light in Dwarka, residents feel that the crime has increased in the sub-city.
On Monday, around the afternoon, a woman was standing in front of Atulya Apartments. Suddenly, two young boys came on a bike and tried to snatch the chain from a woman. However, as the lady held on to the chain, it broke down and they couldn't take it.
Another incident took place yesterday morning, in front of Golf Link Residency sector 18b, two ladies were standing and talking and just then two bike-borne boys tried to snatch the chain from the woman but failed to do so.
As a matter of fact, chain snatching attempts from the neck can be life-threatening for residents.
Rahul Ghosh, a resident of Dwarka sector-18b, said, “These snatchers have become so bold to make such attempts in broad daylight. We need to be very careful and there is an urgent need to clear all encroachments from Dwarka for the safety of residents.”
Divya Dutt, a resident of Sree Awas, Dwarka sector-18b, said, “Law and order are not up to mark as people who indulge in such activities are fearless. The police should ensure a safe environment in Dwarka.”
DCP Shankar Chaudhary said that the incident is in the knowledge of authorities and they understand the seriousness of it. Preventive patrolling is on a heightened mode. As for this incident, operation Varchasv is on. Meanwhile, police officials say that they are taking measures to prevent such incidents in future.