Bhadrak, Oct 3: The Bhadrak Rural police on Saturday arrested two mobile phone snatchers at Aradi Chhak on National Highway-16 today.
The arrested have been identified as Ratan Jena, Radhakanta Jena of Samaraipur village.
According to sources, the two snatched away mobile phone from a commuter in the afternoon and fled from the spot. Meanwhile, a team of Rural police, which was patrolling in the area, chased and nabbed them.
“The duo has taken a mobile phone and cash Rs 1,000 from the compliant Maheswar Patra of Gelpur. A case (583/2020) has been registered under Sections 394 of IPC,” said a police official.