Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, November 20
A 25-year-old youth has been arrested by the local police for snatchings and a motor vehicle theft.
A team, led by Inspector Amanjot Singh, SHO of the Sector 39 police station, nabbed the suspect, Kamal Verma, a resident of Sector 40, from the Sector 39/40 light point.
The suspect had three cases registered against him in the past, including two in Chandigarh and one in Mohali.
The police said two snatching incidents reported in the recent past had been solved with Kamal’s arrest.
In one of the incidents, victim Anup Sharma of Sector 37 had reported that on August 7, he had gone for a morning walk when two motorcycle-borne miscreants started following him and suddenly the pillion rider got down from the motorcycle and snatched his gold chain.
In another incident, victim Munish Jaggi, a resident of Sector 38, had reported that he was standing outside his house on September 28 when motorcycle-borne miscreants arrived and snatched his gold chain.
The police said the suspect had also stolen a motorcycle from Sector 40 on the intervening night of September 23 and 24. All cases were registered at the Sector 39 police station.
The police said the two snatched gold chains and the motorcycle had been recovered from the suspect. “The second suspect has been identified and will be arrested soon,” said a police official.
APMCs, MSP to stay, Centre tells HC