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Gang of 8 ‘seasonal’ chain snatchers held

The Mumbai Police Crime Branch has arrested a gang of eight who specifically came down to Mumbai from other cities to make a quick buck by taking advantage of the massive crowds during Ganeshotsav.

The accused were intercepted in Shivaji Nagar on Friday after the Unit VI of Crime Branch received a tip off on their movements.

“We laid a trap at Lotus Junction in Shivaji Nagar and saw the accused approaching in an SUV. We tried to stop the vehicle, but they tried to speed away instead. Our team gave a chase and managed to overtake their SUV after ...

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