Rourkela, Feb 28: In a success to Rourkela Police, it has succeeded in arresting the kingpin of a gang involved in a number of snatching incidents which occurred in the Steel City over past couple of months.
The held accused has been identified as a resident of the same locality.
As per the report, the gang headed by the held accused had sparked a panic among the locals in Sector-7 area of the Steel City by snatching jewelleries, wallets and other valuable items from the commuters.
Following regular complaints from the locals the district SP has formed a special squad a few days back to nab the gang members which yielded result.
By conducting raids at multiple places, the special squad managed to arrest the kingpin late on Saturday night.
The cops also seized 10 looted mobile phones, a vanity bag and a Bullet motorcycle used in the crime from the accused’s possession.
Further interrogation of the accused is underway to extract more information on the members of the gang and they will be arrested soon, said police.