2 back-to-back snatchings rock Amritsar

2 back-to-back snatchings rock Amritsar



Tribune Information Service

Amritsar, November 24

Two back-to-back incidents of snatching in 100-feet highway space has raised a query mark over the regulation and order scenario within the holy metropolis.

Prior to now three days, armed individuals in teams robbed two individuals within the 100-feet highway space throughout late evenings. The incidents have been captured on CCTV cameras, however the police didn’t make any breakthrough within the instances.

On Wednesday, a person, recognized as Bhupinder Singh, was robbed of his scooter when he was returning residence from his store round 9.30pm. Three scooter-borne individuals stopped him whereas displaying a ‘datar’. They requested him handy over no matter he had. One in all them hit him from the rear with some sharp weapon. Bhupinder acquired frightened and left his scooter. The accused then drove it away.

Equally, on November 21, 5 armed individuals on bikes looted two brothers after they have been returning residence after attending a wedding operate. The accused snatched their mobiles and purse. After snatching the cell phone of one in every of them they fled the spot, however returned to them once more and looted the purse of one in every of them, which the miscreants had failed to grab of their first try.

Although the police have registered FIRs, they’ve but to nab the perpetrators.

The Deputy Commissioner of Police (Investigations), JS Walia, stated with the assistance of CCTV cameras and human intelligence, the police have been probing the 2 incidents threadbare. “We now have been engaged on the 2 cases and have gotten some clues. The suspects can be behind bar quickly,” he added.

Yesterday, Police Commissioner Jaskaran Singh shuffled the SHOs of 10 police stations for enhancing regulation and order in these areas.

2 held with 7 telephones

  • The police have arrested two snatchers and recovered seven telephones from their possession
  • Assistant Commissioner of Police Varinder Singh Khosa stated the accused had snatched a cell phone from Rani of Sandhu Colony on Batala Street





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