2 snatchers held, 29 cases solved

2 snatchers held, 29 cases solved

Joint Commissioner of Police Bhagirath Singh Meena addresses mediapersons in Ludhiana on Friday. Tribune photo

Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, August 14

The police claims to have arrested two notorious snatchers. With their arrest, 29 incidents of looting have been solved. As many as 17 snatched mobiles phones and two gold chains were recovered from the suspects.

Those arrested have been identified as Lovedeep Singh, alias Deepu, of Gurunanak Nagar, Tajpur Road, and Raman Kumar of Salem Tabri.

The Joint Commissioner of Police, Bhagirath Singh Meena, ADCP Sameer Verma and ACP Jatinder Singh addressed a press conference on the matter today.

Meena said secret information was received that a gang of notorious snatchers was active in the city. They had committed over two dozen snatchings of mobile phones, gold chains and other valuables in the recent past, he added.

Accordingly, officials of the police Division No. 5 laid a naka at strategic point where the snatchers were cornered and arrested, he said.

The suspects snatched valuables in the areas like Model Town Market, Sarabha Nagar, Ghumar Mandi, Damoria bridge, railway station, near Guru Nanak Stadium, Bahadurke Road, Jalandhar bypass, Jodhewal Basti and near Rose Garden.

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