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Two arrested for robbing mobile phone


PTI Last Updated at 08 Aug 2018, 21:08 IST India

Two men have been arrested for allegedly robbing people of their mobile phones in separate incidents in Amar Colony, police said today.

Police claimed to have solved eight cases of robbery and snatching with their arrest.

The accused have been identified as Deepak Kumar (22) and Sarvesh Saxena (23), residents of Tughlakabad Extension in Govind Puri, they said.

On June 5, two policemen were patrolling in the area falling under the Amar Colony police station and found a woman asking for help near the ISCKON temple.

The woman, a resident of Sant Nagar, was going towards Raju Dhaba near the ISKON temple when the two accused robbed off her mobile phone and fled, police said.

She said that the duo fled towards Captain Gaur Marg, following which the policemen chased them and managed to apprehend one of the accused, they said.

Accordingly, a case was registered in Amar Colony police station.

In another incident, a PCR call was received at the same police station regarding snatching of a mobile phone of a man who lives in Amritpuri and works in a private company.

The victim said that he was returning after having dinner when two men snatched his mobile phone and ran away towards the park opposite to the ISCKON temple, police said.

A case was registered in this regard, they said.

During interrogation, the accused disclosed that he, along with his associate Saxena, used to rob mobile phones and other belongings of the victims.

The accused further disclosed that they would sell those mobile phones to passersby at throwaway prices to meet their needs of liquor and ganja.

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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