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Jamshedpur Crime: Mobile snatching bid foiled, youth arrested with country made pistol

Mail News Service

Jamshedpur, Nov 21: A youth was caught trying to snatch the mobile phone of a woman labourer near SS High School ground in Gamharia. The youth was nabbed by passers-by who beat him up and then handed him over to the Gamharia police station.

Gamharia police station in-charge, Rajiv Kumar Singh, said that the incident took place when the woman labourer was passing the school ground. The accused, Rahul Munda, a resident of Chandil, tried to snatch her mobile. When the woman shouted for help passers-by quickly gathered and nabbed the accused when he tried to flee.

Lakdu Mahato, a village chief who was nearby, came to the rescue of Rahul who was being thrashed by the mob. Mahato then intimated the Gamharia police about the incident. Later, police took the youth into custody and recovered a countrymade pistol from him. Police said that Mahato has also confessed to committing a theft in Chhota Gamharia recently.

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