Two unidentified chain snatchers in Maharashtra‘s Thane district robbed and attacked a 79-year-old Hindustani singer, police said on Monday.
Around 9:00 pm, the incident took place in Dombivli town of the district on Sunday, when singer Shubhada Pavgi was walking home with her son, an official said.
The accused, who were riding a two-wheeler, attacked the septuagenarian and decamped with her gold chain worth INR 2 lakh, he said. The official added that Pavgi sustained minor injuries to her neck. The police are examining the CCTV footage from the scene to identify the accused and an offence has been registered, he added.