Ludhiana, October 11
Three incidents of snatching and two of loot were reported in the city on Sunday. The police also arrested two snatchers and recovered two motorcycles and five mobile phones from their possession.
Two motorcycle-borne miscreants snatched a mobile phone and Rs 4,600 by brandishing a sword from Arjan Singh, resident of Anandpuri Colony on Noorwala Road when the victim was going on foot on the GT Road. In the course of investigation, the police nabbed Gurpartap Singh and Mohammed Laveesh, residents of Kundanpuri, who were booked under Section 379-B(2) of the IPC.
- The police nabbed two thieves/snatchers, identified as Deepak Yadav and Suresh Kumar, both residents of Phullanwal. They were held from the Ring Road on Sunday on a tip-off while moving around on a stolen motorcycle.
- Two motorcycles (PB-10HP-7419 and PB-10GF-0160) and five stolen/snatched mobile phone were recovered from them. They have been booked under Sections 379-B(2), 34 and 411 of the IPC.
A woman, Iliama Joseph, resident of Sector 32-A, Chandigarh Road, lost her gold chain and ‘mangal sootra’ to motorcycle-borne snatchers in New Staff Colony on Sunday.
The complainant said she, along with her niece Molly David, had entered the colony on foot when the snatchers came from behind and fled after snatching gold chain with locket and ‘mangal sootra’. The police have registered a case under Sections 379 and 34 of the IPC.
Another woman fell victim to motorcycle-borne snatchers in New Guru Nanak Nagar, Mundian Kalan, and lost her gold chain.
Amit Kumar, resident of New Guru Nanak Nagar, Mundian Kalan, said in his complaint that he, along with his wife Sangeeta and son Daivik, was going home on a motorcycle. “When we reached the gate of the house, two motorcycle-borne youths came from behind, snatched the gold chain from the neck of my wife and fled,” said the complainant. A case under Sections 379-B and 34 of the IPC has been registered.
Deepak Kumar, resident of Sekhewal on Basti Jodhewal Road, lost his mobile phone to thieves. The victim told the police that he had boarded an auto-rickshaw. When the auto-rickshaw reached Dholewal Bridge, the driver turned back towards Sherpur Chowk and told him to get down. The complainant said when he was about to make payment to the auto-rickshaw driver, he found that his mobile phone is missing. When Deepak raised an alarm, the auto-rickshaw driver and his three accomplices fled away. The complainant told the police that the auto-rickshaw driver was calling his accomplices by names of Ajay, Upkar and Deepu.
The police have registered a case under Sections 379 of the IPC.
A jeweller, Hitesh Nishchal, was looted by a woman and her five accomplices, who fled with four gold chains, weighing around 80 gm, after engaging the jeweller in sales talk.
In a complaint to the police, Hitesh said the thugs had come to his shop Aviraj Gold in Sarafan Bazar. After engaging him in sales talk, they stole the gold chains and left. The police have registered a case under Section 380 of the IPC.
Meanwhile, the police nabbed two thieves/snatchers, identified as Deepak Yadav and Suresh Kumar, both residents of Phullanwal. They were held from the Ring Road on Sunday on a tip-off while moving around on a stolen motorcycle. Two motorcycles (PB-10HP-7419 and PB-10GF-0160) and five stolen/snatched mobile phone were recovered from them. They have been booked under Sections 379-B(2), 34 and 411 of the IPC.
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