RAWALPINDI: The culprit that snagged the handbag of a teacher early Friday morning was jailed and also the taken items recouped.
The victim’s sibling, Mohammad Junaid Ahmed, a homeowner of Dhoke Chaudhrian, told Race Course police that his sibling, a teacher, was heading to her college when a motorbike cyclist snatched her bag.
CCTV video of the occurrence went viral on social media sites, sparking problems amongst residents of the city as the suspect was seen strongly snatching the purse from the target, that fell on the ground. She was seen collecting some of the valuables that fell from her handbag.
An additional woman from an adjoining residence came out in the street and 2 various other motorcycle cyclists also stopped to aid her. Police obtained the CCTV video footage from close-by houses.
The Rawalpindi cops introduced the arrest of the offender through a tweet.
According to a tweet by the Rawalpindi authorities, the individual behind the purse snagging case, Anees Iqbal, had actually been jailed.
“CPO Mohammad Ahsan Younus had taken notice of the incident and also bought the immediate arrest of the suspect. During the arrest, the suspicious attempted to open fire on the cops throughout which he obtained harmed on his wrist by his very own gun,” the tweet further stated.
In another tweet, the Rawalpindi cops said the suspect had a criminal record. The bike made use of in the robbery and also the lady’s bag, Rs2,000 and also a cellphone have been recouped.
Later on in a news release, an authorities spokesman stated the suspect was jailed from Race Course area and had been involved in other burglaries.
Resources in the authorities disclosed that the suspect was apprehended with the help of CCTV photos as well as knowledge.
When the complainant in the purse snagging instance was called, he declined to provide any word on the occurrence.
Cellphone and bag snatching has come to be an usual criminal activity in the fort city as well as individuals are typically robbed of belongings. Five seizing incidents were reported on Thursday to Race Course, Naseerabad, Sadiqabad, as well as Cantt police stations.