Gang of snatchers busted, 2 arrested

Daresi police on Saturday arrested two snatchers and recovered a motorcycle, sharp-edged weapons and stolen mobile phones from their possession.

The arrested snatchers have been identified as Mani, 21, and Ravi, 22, of New Ashok Nagar of Salem Tabri. Three co-accused Layi, Saddam and Nanku are still at large. Belonging to New Ashok Nagar, all accused are neighbours.

Sub-Inspector Sanjiv Kapoor, Daresi SHO, said they arrested the accused at a naka put up near Ved Mandir Chowk.

The accused had looted Manoj Kumar of Karamsar Colony on March 22 and snatched a silver chain, ATM card, mobile phone and Rs 600 from him. The accused are also said to be drug addicts. On Sunday, the police produced the accused before the court which remanded them in one-day police custody.

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