Even during the pandemic times the crime rate continues to rise as Bardez taluka reported two more crimes of chain snatching incidents at Mapusa and Anjuna police Stations.
The first incident was recorded at Mapusa in the early morning as one Madhuri Verlekar complained that when she had gone for morning walk two unknown persons came on motorbike and snatched her gold chain worth Rs 1 lakh.
In a. Similar incident at Assagao, a 53 year old lady complained that two people on motorbike snatched her mangalsutra worth Rs 2.5 lakhs.
Police said they have identified similarities in both the incident as the cases were reported in close range and the modus operandi was also the same.