CHANDIGARH,21.02.20-In a major breakthrough, Crime Branch of Chandigarh Police under the supervision of Inspector Ranjit Singh, Crime Branch and the close guidance of Sh. Rajeev Kumar Ambasta, DANIPS, DSP Crime succeeded in arresting four snatchers, who were involved in the incident of snatching mobile phones make Samsung A-7 & Infinix and in the matter case FIR No.13 dated 11.02.2020 u/s 379/A, 356, 411 IPC, and FIR No. 24 dated 13.02.2020 u/s 379-B, 356, 34, 411 IPC, stands registered in PS-19 and PS-31, respectively. The details of accused persons are as under:-

Jasbir Singh s/o Sh. Satnam Singh r/o Village-Chananwal, PS-Mahalkalan, Districrt-Barnala, Punjab, age-29 yrs.

Kulwinder Singh s/o Gajjan Singh r/o Village-Chak Mega Bran,Tehsil-Guru Harsahai, District-Ferozpur, Punjab, age-20 yrs.

Ajay Kumar s/o Sant Ram r/o Shiv Nagar Basti, Tehsil-Dabwali, District-Hissar, Haryana, age-22 yrs.

Sonu s/o Harbans Ram r/o Village-Hakuwala, PS-Lambi, Tehsil and District-Mukatsar, Punjab, age-20 yrs.

The facts of the case as:-

On 20.02.2020, secret information was received that the two persons namely Jasbir and Kulwinder who were involved in a recently snatching case took place near park, Sector-18, Chandigarh by using Ola Car are roaming freely near Botanical Garden, Khuda Lahora, Chandigarh in same Ola Car make I-20 which was used in snatching incident. On this secret information, SI Sumer Singh, Crime Branch alongwith the officials of Crime Branch laid a naka near Botanical Garden, Khuda Lahora, Chandigarh and apprehended above said two persons, while they were coming from Dhanas side and making ahead towards Khuda Lahora, Chandigarh by using I-20 Ola Car. During the search of accused, the snatched mobile phone make Samsung A-7, which was snatched in case FIR No.13 dated 11.02.2020 u/s 379/A, 356, 411 IPC, PS-19, Chandigarh recovered from their possession. During the enquiry process, they confessed that they had snatched this mobile phone from one lady near park, Sector-18, Chandigarh on 11.02.2020 by using this Ola I-20 car as, accused Jasbir Singh drives Ola Car in Tricity. After that, both the accused persons namely Jasbir Singh and Kulwinder Singh have arrested in this case. During the course of investigation, Jasbir Singh confessed that he alongwith with his two other accomplices namely Ajay and Sonu have also snatched one another mobile phone forcefully from near Carmel Convent School, Sector-47/B, Chandigarh on 13.02.2020. Further, on the instance of accused Jasbir Singh, two another accused namely Ajay and Sonu have arrested from near Rehri Market, Sector-45/D, Chandigarh in case FIR No. 24 dated 13.02.2020 u/s 379-B, 356, 34, 411 IPC, PS-31, Chandigarh by recovering the snatched mobile phone make Infinix.

Further, during the course of investigation, accused Jasbir Singh and Kulwinder Singh confessed that they have also snatched one mobile phone from Sohana, Mohali area, and on the instance of both the accused, snatched mobile make Samsung J-7 recovered and taken in police possession u/s 102 CrPC.

Today, i.e., 21.02.2020, all the four accused shall be produced before Hon’ble District Court, UT, Chandigarh. The investigation of both the cases are being carried out.