Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today hailed Abhijita Mahapatra for her courage in foiling a snatching bid on her and helping the police arrest a snatcher today in Mancheswar area here.
The Chief Minister took to the twitter to praise the brave womam.
“Appreciate the courage of Abhijita Mohapatra in foiling the chain snatching attempt by two bike borne attackers in #Bhubaneswar and ensuring the arrest of one criminal. Her courageous deed is indeed praiseworthy,” tweeted the Chief Minister.
Meanwhile, Commissioner of Police Satyajit Mohanty to felicitated Abhijita for her courage. She was given a cash reward of Rs 5000 and an appreciation letter.
She fought off two bike borne robbers who allegedly tried to snatch her chain in Malaya Vihar area under Mancheswar police station today while she was going to market. She immediately resisted their loot attempt and caught hold of her gold chain.
The scuffle continued for five minutes. Hearing her screaming, two people rushed to her. While one miscreant managed to flee from the spot, another did not succeed in fleeing from Abhijita’s clutches.