Cuttack: Chualigang police have arrested two chain snatchers and seized four gold chains and a bike from their possession on Wednesday.
The arrested person has been identified as Litu and Manas. The duo is native of Samadhipatna and Jobra areas in Cuttack district.
Sources said the police were in search of the accused persons for the past few days.
Acting on reliable inputs about the presence of the accused, the police team conducted a raid at Jobra area and managed to nab them.
During interrogation, the arrested persons named one of his associate identified as Ranjan Kumar Prusty of Kathagada Sahi in Cuttack district who frequently purchased the loot items from them. Subsequently, police conducted a raid at Prusty’s house and arrested him.
Several cases were pending at different police stations against Manas and Litu, the police said.
Meanwhile, all the accused persons have been forwarded to the court.