3 minors held for snatching

Three minors including a class IX and a class X student have been arrested in incidents of snatching in the city.

According to police a case has been registered against the minors at the Sector 14 police station. Police has recovered some mobiles and purses from them. Officials said that one person was arrested in a snatching case in the city on Thursday and during questioning he named two others in the case who were arrested here on Friday.

Police said that one of the students is studying in Class IX and the other in Class X in a private school here. They add that during questioning, it was found that they come from well-to-do families and have carried out snatching during late hours for extra money, apart from the pocket money that they have been getting from their parents. At least five cases of snatchings have been solved after their arrest.

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