On Monday the anti-chain snatching team of the Cyberabad Police opened fire when two bicycle borne wrongdoers were escaping in the wake of attempting to snatch a gold chain from a housewife at L. B. Nagar. On the other hand, the chain snatcher couple apparently fled the scene unhurt. A two member anti chain snatching group of the Vanasthalipuram police station, who were patrolling the zone pursued the offenders for some distance from the place of incident.
The occurrence occurred at around 11 a.m. at the point when the guilty parties went ahead a dark Pulsar motorcycle and attempted to grab a gold chain from a woman Anuradha aged 37, who was walking on the Autonagar Road. A police official said, as the wrongdoers did not stop in the wake of warning, the team opened two rounds of fire on them. However the team dashed away without halting the motorcycle. Soon after the incident the police took up enormous vehicle checking operation in the encompassing regions to grab the guilty parties.
At Alwal around the same time, two bike borne persons snatched a two-tola gold chain from a woman. The lady Indira aged 55 was setting off to a phone stall at Balaji Temple in Alwal when the offender wearing shorts and a white shirt came strolling and snatchedthe gold chain from her. He ran towards his assistant who was sitting tight for him on a white Activa bike and escaped from the spot. With chain snatchers governing the lanes of Hyderabad striking dread among the women, the police framed groups to anticipate chain snatching offenses. Police authorities gave weapons to anti snatching team.