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Three pickpockets held for targeting bus passengers

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Three men suspected of pickpocketing passengers travelling in buses on Road in the national capital were arrested, police said Tuesday.

The accused were identified as Ashish (25), (22) and Vikram (24), all residents of Gautampuri in South-East Delhi's Badarpur area, they said.

According to Chinmoy Biswal, the of Police (southeast), police received information on Sunday regarding the accused persons who were going to target bus passengers on Road.

Thereafter, a trap was laid and all the accused were nabbed near on Road, the DCP said.

During interrogation, it was revealed that Ashu very swiftly used to pull out mobiles and wallets from the pockets of the bus passengers after Nitin and Vikram distracted the victim's mind either by pushing them or engaging them in talks, police added.

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First Published: Tue, April 16 2019. 22:15 IST