City Police Commissioner Dr. M.A. Saleem yesterday distributed certificates of appreciation to three alert citizens Raghu Kumar, an engineering student, Mohammed Nayaz, a businessman of Gayatripuram and Manjunath, a cook at the City Dog Squad, who displayed exemplary courage in nabbing a fleeing chain-snatcher in the city on Wednesday.

It may be recalled that the trio had chased and apprehended Mahesh, who was fleeing after snatching gold chain from Indravathi, a housewife near Chamundi Vihar Stadium in Nazarbad Police limits on Wednesday in broad daylight.

Dr. Saleem further explained that 65 cases of chain snatching had been reported in the city over the past six months alone and added that the accused had been arrested in two cases.

He further said that measures had been initiated to check crimes as done in Bangalore South division by deploying 65 Police personnel on night patrolling.

He also added that it has been decided to enroll Traffic Wardens who will be deputed to man traffic at important junctions for at least four hours in a week.

Courtesy : Star Of Mysore