Bhubaneswar, Oct 20: Khandagiri police today busted a mobile snatching racket and arrested three youths. Police have also seized as many as 51 smartphones from the accused.
The accused have been identified as Sahar Pun (26), D Deepti Ranja (19) and Somanath Sahu (23).
Police said that the accused were nabbed on the basis of a complaint filed by Bishnu Kumar Sahu of Dumuduma. The accused had snatched the mobile of the complainant near Aiginia on October 12.
Police said that further investigation revealed the trio of committing several snatchings in various areas of Bhubaneswar. “We are further verifying the antecedents of the accused,” said a police official.