Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Friday claimed to have cracked a gang of cell phone snatchers by arresting three persons and recovered eight phones from their possession in Budgam.
Police received a complaint on Thursday from a labourer, Mohammad Dilshad, saying two unknown persons snatched his mobile phone.
Two suspects were arrested within 24 hours. On their disclosure, eight mobile phones were recovered.
The two were identified as Shabir Ahmad Dar alias Shab Chelam and Abdul Rashid Rather alias Resh Matoo, both residents of Nasralluhpora.
They sold the stolen phones to shopkeeper Irshad Ahmad Dar who has also been arrested.