The Bhakti Nagar Police arrested nine people with stolen mobiles and two bikes from the area near the 2nd Mahananda Bridge in Siliguri. All of the accused are residents of Siliguri.
As per sources, the incidents of mobile snatching had been increasing in the city. Many complaints had been filed in different police stations.
On Thursday night, the Bhakti Nagar Police started an operation as they were tipped off about the location of accused which eventually led them to the nine people. An investigation has been initiated in the case.