Ludhiana: The CIA-II of Ludhiana commissionerate has arrested three snatchers and recovered 10 cellphones and three stolen motorcycles from their possession. Police said the accused had snatched these cellphones over the past four months.
The arrested include Gora Randhawa, 26, of New Shimlapuri; Jasveer Singh, 32, of Lohara village; and Gurpreet Singh, 32, of Giaspura. Gora is an electrician, Gurpeeet is a factory worker and Jasveer is a painter.
CIA-II in-charge inspector Parveen Randev said, “The accused were nabbed at a checkpost near Tirkoni Park of Jamalpur on Saturday. They were commuting on three bikes and had the snatched mobiles. When police stopped them, they could not produce documents of the vehicles. On questioning, they confessed to have stolen these bikes and used them for snatching cellphones.”
Jasveer is facing trials in two snatching cases. He came out on bail in 2018. Gurpreet and Gora joined Jasveer recently to make easy money. All three are drug addicts.
The gang was active in Daba, Shimlapuri, Sahnewal and Focal Point, among others.