Mobile-Snatchers Gang Busted In Puri, Four Arrested

Puri: The police have busted an inter-district mobile snatchers gang with the arrest of four miscreants on Saturday.

They were identified as Bibhuti Das (20), Dhusa Bhoi (25), Ashok Sahoo (26) and Aditya Bhoi (21). All four of them belong to Bramhagiri in the district.

They were engaged in snatching mobile phones from pilgrims and tourists in the holy town over the past few days. Total six handsets have been recovered from their possession.

The accused have been booked under Section 392 of the IPC and forwarded to the court.

The district police have launched a drive to check the activities of these elements in Puri. Under this drive, a gang of seven mobile snatchers was busted on April 7.

The accused were nabbed from multiple locations and 17 stolen phones were recovered from them.