Inter-State Mobile Phone Snatching Gang Busted, 9 Held
Ganjam: Police claimed to have busted an inter-state mobile phone snatching gang in Ganjam district, Reportedly, nine members were arrested by the police during patrolling on National Highway 16.
An auto-rickshaw, a country-made revolver with three cartridges, three bombs, swords, irons rods and 32 stolen mobile phone sets were seized.
Of the 32 seized mobile phone sets, 10 were found to have been snatched from different areas of Berhampur and Hinjili on Saturday and Sunday.
As per available information, the arrestees were earlier allegedly involved in snatching mobile phones from elderly persons in crowded areas.
Eight of them are from Sahibganj district in Jharkhand, and one is from Bhubaneswar.