Mysuru, December 3:- A complaint was filed at Narasimharaja Police Station, saying two miscreants on a Honda Dio scooter scared two boys who were walking near B T Mill at Bannimantap here on November 15 and snatched their cell phones before speeding away.
Narasimharaja Police carried out an operation and arrested the thieves on C V Road at Bannimantap on November 30.
The arrested have been identified as Mohammed Azar Ul Haq, 22 and Mohammed Siddiq of Mandi Mohalla.
They confessed to stealing cell phones during an inquiry. The police have recovered two cell phones (Oppo A83, Samsung J2), Rs 3,000 in cash and Honda Dio from the thieves.
The police have also arrested Salman Khan,19 and Mohammed Sanaulla,19 of Mandi Mohalla for purchasing the stolen cell phones.
The operation was guided by DCP Dr Vikram Amathe and ACP Gopal and was carried out by Inspector B Basavaraju, Sub-Inspector Mohan, and staff Ramesh, Manjunath, Mahadev, Krishna and Ramesh. (MR/KS)