Notorious chain snatcher eludes police once again

Submitted by alvin on Fri, 2016-07-08 10:51 Mangaluru: The CCB police have launched a manhunt for a notorious chain snatcher who attacked a policeman and fled in Padil on Thursday. The accused has been identified as Tousif Nihal. The incident occurred when the CCB police were waiting to nab Tousif after receiving information that he was coming to the city. When Tousif reached near Padil, police officer Sunil Kumar tried to nab him but Tousif took out a sharp weapon and attacked Sunil. To defend himself, Sunil fired a shot in the air, following which Tousif fled the spot. Sunil Kumar’s shirt was torn in the attack.A case has been registered in the Mangaluru Rural Police Station and a warrant has been issued against Tousif.