The held accused has been identified as Sadiq-ul Islam (19) aka Gandu, a resident of Unit-3 Mali Sahi slum area.
As per the report, a team of Kharavela Nagar Police was on patrolling when detained Sadiq on suspicion. During his search police found two mobile phone which he confessed to have stolen from different persons.
There are several cases pending against Gandu at different police stations in the city and he happens to be a habitual offender, said police.
The accused has been sent to jail after the court rejected his bail plea.