The police arrested three looters after seizing as many as 103 costly and branded smart phones and iPhones from them. The youths belonged to Jharkhand and were active in the city for long, said police.
Following their arrest, the three looters were forwarded to a court here in the afternoon.
According to police, one Prabhakar Goenkha had lodged a complaint of mobile snatching at the Laxmisagar PS on December 31, 2020. Goenkha was standing near Kalpana liquor shop while some unknown persons approached him, snatched away his iPhone Pro-12 and fled the spot. Based on his complaint, the Laxmisagar police examined CCTV footages and identified three persons, Deepak Kumar, Kanchan Nunia and Ankit Kumar Pawsar from Sahebganj of Jharkhand, who were staying at a rented room near Fishery Lane, Chintamaniswar. The police then conducted a raid and made the seizures and arrests.