Jamshedpur, September 18: The police have arrested the accused Gurpreet Singh alias Anmol and K Shashikant Rao, who snatched the purse from Golmuri woman Gudiya Kumari near Manokamna Temple under Sakchi police station of Jamshedpur.
Police have recovered a bike, Rs 1500 cash and 5 mobile phones from Gurpreet. Three mobile phones and Rs 1,000 in cash have been recovered from Shashikant Rao.
Rural SP Rishabh Garg said that on Sunday afternoon, Gudiya was going towards her home from the market on a scooty with her sister. Two youths on bullets came from behind and hit her scooty due to which Gudiya fell on the road and the youth riding the bike snatched her purse.
During interrogation, both of them told that they had also snatched the purse from a woman in Telco’s Manifit. Apart from this, many incidents have also taken place. He said that after the arrest of the accused, the incidents of snatching will reduce in the city.