Inspired by Bollywood superstar Salman Khan and addiction to expensive lifestyle and drugs made them chain-snatchers. They used to snatch chain and purse of women on roads along with their friends.
Vikas Nagar Police led by state officer Ravi Srivastava, however, managed to arrested 3 of the chain snatchers in Vikas Nagar area on Saturday. These snatchers had been snatching valuables for the last 4 months. Police have recovered many robbed items of about 2 dozen victims.
Police team had identified 14 suspects, who were seen on and off driving motorcycles at high speed. They were even known as ‘Raftaar Gang’.
SSP Rajesh Pandey told media persons that during interrogation it was found that of these, five robbers were found to be involved in crime in trans-gomti area.
The arrested chain-snatchers were identified as Siddhartha Mohan, Vishal Singh, and Ashay Anand, all resident of Jankipuram.
The police have recovered several mobile phones, chains, cash, lady’s purse and 2 bike from their possession.