Three persons have been arrested for alleged involvement in several cases of snatching and auto theft in different parts of the Capital. The police claim to have worked out nine cases of snatching and two cases of auto theft with the arrest.

Acting on a tip-off, a North-East Special Staff team on August 17 arrested Salim alias Gulfam (22). He was riding a stolen motorcycle which was seized.

Salim, a resident of Ghaziabad, purportedly told the police that he was a member of Javed alias Gohar gang and was involved in more than eight criminal cases. Javed and one of his accomplices, Shanu alias Bangali (22), were later arrested at Nandnagri bus stand when they came to commit snatching, the police said. A stolen motorcycle was allegedly seized from them.