6 phone snatching cases in two hours rock Capital
new delhi: A 19-year-old youth along with a juvenile committed six snatchings within two hours in different parts of national Capital but the spree came to an end after they were apprehended in North Delhi.
The investigators claimed that the accused committed snatching in Shastri Nagar area, Ring Road, Outer Ring Road but at around 9 am on Monday, the duo landed in police net. "During the day, they committed six snatchings with morning walkers," the
According to an official, six mobile phones were recovered from their possession. They used to sell stolen mobile phones to illiterate people who did not have any idea that these mobile phones can be tracked through IMEI.
"There is also a possibility that they may be selling stolen phones to receivers. All facts are being probed," the official said.
According to Deputy Commissioner of Police (North) Monika Bharadwaj, they received a PCR call on Sunday regarding snatching of mobile phone near Swami Narayan Temple in Civil Lines. The complainant informed that he has noted the last four digits of the accused motorcycle. On the basis of information a trap was laid by a team of ACP (Kotwali) Uma Shankar near Golden Jubli Park at Ring Road and both the accused were apprehended.
"On seeing police party, suspicious persons increased the speed of their motorcycle and tried to cross the road through the divider, but they fell down and got injured," DCP Bharadwaj said, adding that six mobile phones and motorcycle was found to be stolen from New Usmanpur area.
One of the arrested accused was identified as Aman who told investigators that all the six mobile phones recovered from their possession were snatched within a span of two
"A man confessed that his brother allegedly deals in second-hand motorcycles and also purchases stolen two-wheelers. He uses fake number plates and commits snatching and robbery with Pulsar and Apache motorcycles. With the arrest of accused total 20 cases of snatching and theft have been worked out,"
After committing five to six crimes accused used to left motorcycle and then stole another one.