Two arrested for robbing armyman in southeast Delhi

New Delhi, Mar 27  Two men were arrested for allegedly robbing an Armyman of his wallet and mobile phone near the Okhla railway station in southeast Delhi, police said today.

With the arrests, police claimed to have solved eight cases of snatching.

The duo, Deepak (19) and Danish (22), used to target passengers in slow moving trains near the Okhla railway station, they said.

As soon as the train slowed down further, one of them would snatch articles from unsuspecting passengers and get down immediately while the other would physically block the victim, police added.

They also committed snatchings near the Okhla Mandi area, officials said.

On March 7, Danish snatched the mobile phone of the complainant seated near the train door, deboarded the train and tried to escape along with his associate while the victim gave them a chase, they added.

Source: PTI

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