Mangaluru , December 21: The Pandeshwar cops have nabbed three persons in relation with snatching mobile phone and a gold chain from reporter of a TV channel.
The arrested are identified as Ganesh (29) from Kuppepadavu, Shaikh Mohammed Farhan (16) from Kolya and Mohammed Ashraf (30) from Ullal.
It is gathered that, on December 18th, Nagesh, the victim was sitting in Balabhavan Park near the service bus stand at Mangaluru. Two unidentified men approached him and un-necessarily picked up a quarrel with him. They then allegedly snatched his mobile phone and gold chain and fled the venue.
Nagesh filed a complaint with the Pandeshwar police. The cops undertook a quick operation, and arrested Ganesh and Farhan, the duo burglars. Mohammad Ashraf, who is said to have bought the stolen items from the duo, was arrested later.
It is learnt that, Ganesh and Ashraf, were involved in other cases also. They have been sent to judicial custody while Farhan, who is a minor, has been sent to remand home in Shimoga.