The police seized from him some stolen gold jewellery and a scooter without the number plate, he said.
The police also arrested the accused's wife and another man for the sale and purchase of the stolen jewellery, he said.
Patil said during interrogation, the accused admitted to the police about his involvement in nearly 50 cases of chain-snatching in the three districts from January this year.
He was released on bail in January-end.
Immediately after coming out of the jail, the accused stole the scooter from a local court premises and again started snatching the gold chains of women, Patil said.
The accused was booked under relevant IPC sections, he added.
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