New Delhi, 7 July
With the arrest of three persons including a jeweller, who used to purchase stolen gold and diamond jewellery, Delhi police claimed to have solved 15 snatching cases.
Police recovered 22 mobile phones, jewellery worth Rs two lakhs and two vehicles from the arrested men.
According to police, the accused have been identified as Sandeep Narang, jeweller, Narendra Kumar and Manish Kumar, a mobile shop owner who used to purchase stolen phones from his associate. The gang is suspected to be involved in over 50 snatching in Delhi.
Police said apart from mobile phones and jewellery, it has also recovered several credit cards, stolen passports, a scooter and a motorcycle which the accused had used in the commission of crimes in posh areas of South East Delhi. It said Narang used to snatch valuables from people on the roads and thereafter he would sell the jewellery to Narendra, who has a jewellery shop in east Delhi, and mobile phones to Manish, who runs a mobile repairing shop in Kalkaji.