Three theft cases and two snatching incidents were reported in the city on Saturday. Three persons were nabbed in two of the incidents. In the first incident, Prakash, a resident of Dhanas, reported that his motorcycle, bearing the number CH-01AL-7173, was stolen from near his house on July 3. Anil, a resident if EWS Flats at Dhanas was arrested in case.
In another incident, Ram Niwas, a resident of Pipli Wala Town at Mani Majra, had reported that his autorickshaw, bearing the number, was stolen outside his house on June 24.
Kashi Nath Pardhan, a resident of Colony No 4, had reported that his scooter which bore the number PB-65B-0502, was stolen from his house in Sector 9 on June 23. Separate cases of theft were registered in all the cases.
Nagender Yadav, a resident if Aman Colony, Dhanas, had reported that three unidentified people, came up from behind him while he was walking down a road new Ganpati Marbles, Dhanas on July 1 and snatched his bag containing Rs 2,000 and fled. The bag also contained some documents, said Yadav.
In a separate incident, Tika Ram, a resident of Village Khuda Lahora, reported that an unknown person snatched his purse containing cash Rs 1,800, ATM card and some documents from near Kali Mata Mandir, Dhanas, on July 3 and fled. Mohammed Ikram alias Kalu, a resident of Milk Colony, Dhanas, was nabbed in the case, along with a minor.
Ikram was also allegedly involved in the snatching case near Ganpati Marbles.
The police have registered cases of robbery and snatching in both the incidents.
A pickpocket was allegedly nabbed by a resident here at Sector 26 grain market. Sources in the police said Pawan Kumar, a resident of Mani Majra, alleged that Chander was caught while trying to pick his pocket at the Grain Market, Sector 26. Pawan allegedly said when he realised that his pocket was beinh picked, he made a sudden turn to catch Chander in the act.