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snatch

An Olympic lift in which a barbell’s weight is raised from the floor to locked arms overhead in a single smooth and continuous movement. The snatch has two components: the pull, in which the barbell is pulled as high as the lifter can manage (usually to mid-chest height), which is followed by flipping the barbell overhead into the locked position.
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Let's put a stop to this kind of snatching. Our Spirit within will show us something during the night that changes how we feel in the morning.
ACLC Police officials said that driver of the government official's car was found involved in the snatching of a car, snatched recently from Sachal police remits.
The latest incident of chain snatching was reported from one of Gurgaon's oldest housing society Mayfield Garden, located in sector 51, on Friday morning when a woman was returning home after dropping her child at the bus stop at 7: 45 am.
The city police approach to combating the menace remained unclear, as people aware of the city's crime records, said that the situation would be no different in terms of other crimes like vehicles snatching and lifting.
To prove the crime of Robbery By Sudden Snatching, the State must prove the following four elements beyond a reasonable doubt:
Akira Yamasaki, a 36-year-old resident of Osaka-Sayama, has confessed to snatching about 400 bags in the year or so to his arrest, the sources said.
Police considered the snatching of mobile phones and cash as another serious challenge.
The fundamental question now is whether ballot box snatching falls under the umbrella of exceptions mentioned in section 33 of the constitution.
Sindh Inspector General of Police Dr Kaleem Imam had claimed that the number of mobile phone snatching had gone up due to the registration of First Information Reports, as in the past victims were reluctant to register cases because of poor law and order situation.
KARACHI -- Commissioner Karachi Iftikhar Shalwani, on Thursday said a visible decline was witnessed in mobile snatching incidents in the metropolis.
ISLAMABAD: A District and Sessions judge on Wednesday issued arrest warrants for TV anchor Dr Shahid Masood in the case pertaining to him snatching a journalist's cell phone.
A spokesman for the para-military force, claimed that the Rangers conducted raids in Mehmoodabad and Ferozabad areas and arrested 5 accused Mohammad Zahid, Aslam, Mohammad Shakir, Ameen and Saad for their alleged involvement in various incidents of snatching and dacoities and recovered arms, ammunition and snatched material from their possession.