Two mobile snatchers arrested in Mohali

Published on May 20, 2022 03:06 AM IST
Seventeen mobile phones they had snatched and a stolen bike have been recovered from the accused by Mohali police
The accused had snatched a pedestrian’s mobile phone in Mohali. (Representative image)
The accused had snatched a pedestrian’s mobile phone in Mohali. (Representative image)
By, Mohali

The Phase-8 police have arrested two men for snatching a pedestrian’s mobile phone in Mohali on Wednesday.

The accused have been identified as Iqbal Singh, a resident of Ludhiana, and Swaran Khan of Sohana. Seventeen mobile phones they had snatched and a stolen bike have been recovered from them.

The complainant, Anil Kumar, told police that his mobile phone was snatched at the Sector 68/69 lightpoint by two men on Wednesday. He said that he went to Kumbra village the next day and saw the snatchers trying to sell the mobile phone. He immediately informed the police and the duo was arrested.

They were produced in court and sent to two days in police remand. The accused revealed during questioning that they had been carrying out snatchings and thefts in the area for a long time.

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