Chain snatcher swallows gold neckalace after caught by public

Chain snatcher

A chain snatcher swallowed the gold necklace he had snatched from a woman after being caught by public at J C Nagar area, but is now in police custody as they are thinking of how to retrieve it

Police said the 25-year-old man snatched a 10 grams gold chain from a woman, but the woman started screaming, alerting the public, who chased and caught hold of him.

However, the thief swallowed the chain and denied having stolen it. He was taken to a hospital and subjected to a scan, which revealed it hidden in his abdomen.

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