Bhadrak, Mar 15: A youth was thrashed mercilessly for allegedly snatching gold chain from a woman near Banta square in the district today.
According to the locals, the woman was purchasing some vegetables this evening when the accused snatched her chain and ran away. The passerby chased him and nabbed near Banta square. On finding the chain from his possession they thrashed him ruthlessly.
On being informed, the Salandi outpost police reached the spot and rescued the accused.