Chandigarh: The Chandigarh Police have arrested three miscreants who allegedly snatched away a Sector 25 woman’s purse containing cash Rs 2000 here near the bridge of Sector 17, Chandigarh.
According to police, the accused have been identified as Rahul, Jagesh and Vimal all natives of Uttar Pradesh. The alleged miscreants live near over bridge in Sector 17.
Police sources said that the incident took place on Friday evening when the pedestrian woman
was going to Sector 25 from Sector 9 when the accused snatched her purse near over bridge in Sector 17.
The complainant has stated to police that the three unknown boys, snatched her bag containing cash Rs 2000, Aadhaar card, I-card, SBI passbook, one mobile phone near over bridge, Sector 17.
Following this, the woman gave a complaint to the local police.
The Police team registered a case under Section 356 (Assault or criminal force in attempt to commit theft of property carried by a person), 379 (theft), 34 (Acts done by several persons in furtherance of common intention) of the IPC and arrested the accused on suspicion when verified the spot.
The Police are now interrogating them to ascertain if they are involved in any snatching incident reported from the city earlier.
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