Jalandhar city police have arrested six persons alleged to be memebers of two gangs involved in snatching, robbery and loot. Additional deputy commissioner of Police (ADCP), city II, Gagan Ajit Singh said on Saturday that three men had been arrested on charge of robbing a money exchanger.
"Amrik Singh and Sukhjinder Singh, alias Budhu, both residents of Bhajuana Kalan in the Cantonment area and Uskar, alias Sanju, have been arrested for allegedly robbing a staff of money exchanger Hari Mohan in Adda Jamsher locality, recently," said the ADCP at a press conference. The three had snathced Rs 53, 000 from a woman employee of the money exchanger.
The woman recognized one of the accused, who had made a call from the STD booth in front of the money exchanger's office. This clue led to the their arrest near Kanganiwal village on Saturday.
Other three arrested persons were members of a five-member robbers gang. Two others are absconding. Nineteen mobiles and a motorcycle besides Rs 25,000 have been seized from them.
The ADCP said that Mohinder Pal, a resident of Sant Nagar, Arun Kumar, alias Lovely from Bhargav camp, and Balwinder Singh, alias Toti from Basti Danish Manda area, had been arrested for alleged involvement in snatchings and robbery.
The ADCP said the accused had confessed to involvement in 15 such recent incidents in the city. Further interrogations were on.