Two persons who had allegedly snatched the mobile phone of a Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (CMM) in Kamla Nagar have been arrested, the Hindu reported.
As per the report, another two men who received the phone have also been taken into custody.
The accused were identified as Karan (20), Raheem (19), Durga Prasad (26) and Muzammil Ahmed.
The incident occurred on Monday (October 14, 2019) night, when the Magistrate who does not want his identity to be revealed, was walking outside his house in Kamla Nagar.
“At 8 p.m., he was talking on his mobile phone when two men on a scooty came to the spot and snatched his phone, and sped off. He could not see them properly,” Deputy Commissioner of Police (North) Monika Bhardwaj said.
During investigation, teams from North and North West district analysed the CCTV footage, after which Karan and Raheem were identified and arrested.
When the police interrogated the two men, they told the police that they had sold the phone to Durga Prasad in Azadpur, after which he was arrested. Durga allegedly told the police that he had further sold the phone to Muzammil Ahmed for ₹10,000; he was also arrested.
Cracking the case in just two days, the police have recovered the snatched phone, scooty, and ₹8,000 from the accused.