Snatcher injured in encounter with police in Noida

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Ranvijay Singh, Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police, Noida (Photo/ANI)
Ranvijay Singh, Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police, Noida (Photo/ANI)

Gautam Buddha Nagar (Uttar Pradesh) [India], September 20 (ANI): An encounter took place between police and snatchers in Noida on Monday during a drive against snatching.

In the encounter that took place in sector 24 in Noida, Police recovered an illegal firearm, cartridges, three stolen mobile phones and a stolen scooter from the accused.

"It was a drive against snatching. We had input. A trap was laid to arrest the criminals. A bullet hit the leg of one of the wanted Subhash Negi. He has been admitted to a hospital. His accomplice fled from the spot. A combing operation is underway for his arrest," Ranvijay Singh, Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police, Noida told ANI.

According to Noida Police, Negi is wanted in more than a dozen cases of snatching and an operation is underway to catch his other accomplices. (ANI)

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