Police bust mobile snatching gang in City
Bhubaneswar: Commissionerate of Police on Sunday busted a mobile phone snatching gang and arrested three miscreants. Police seized more than 100 mobile phones, including six iPhones, from their possession. Police identified the accused as Deepak Kumar (19), Kanchanan Nubia (26) and Ankit Kumar Paswar (19), all from Jharkhand.
Police sources said all the accused were arrested from their rented house at Chintamaniswar and forwarded to the court. The accused, during interrogation, have admitted to have committed the theft. The mobile phones were robbed from different parts of Bhubaneswar like Khandagiri, Nayapalli, Chandrasekharpur, Baragarh, Sahidnagar and Mancheswar police station areas.
Police arrested the miscreants while probing a complaint lodged by one Prabhakar Goenka with Laxmisagar police station on December 31. In his complaint, Goenka alleged that his mobile phone was snatched by some unidentified persons at Kalpana Square.