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7 held for stealing phone from people's pocket

PTI new delhi India
Updated: 06-01-2019 00:18 IST

Seven men were arrested for allegedly stealing mobile phones from people's pocket in crowded area, police said Saturday.

The accused were identified as Suno, Ramesh Kumar, Laxman Kumar (all three residents of Munger in Bihar), Vickey, Sunny, Bikram, Krishan Kumar (residents of Jharkhand), they said.

A total of 151 mobile phones and Rs 1,08,000 were recovered from their possession, police said.

On Friday, the C-50 of Bhajan Pura premises was searched where the smartphones of different makes and the cash was recovered, a senior police officer said.

The amount recovered was the money accrued from selling some stolen mobile phones in the Karol Bagh Market, he said.

During investigation, the accused revealed that they used to steal the mobile phones from people's pockets at crowded places and sell them in Jharkhand, the officer said.

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