Three men alleged to be members of Bawariya gang were arrested in connection with cases of snatching, theft and burglary across the national capital, the police said on Tuesday.
With their arrest, the police claimed to have solved 11 cases of snatching, theft and burglary committed across Delhi, they said.
The accused have been identified as Radhey Shyam (30), Babu Lal (26) and Pappu (26), all residents of Rajasthan.
Due to an alarming increase in the incidents of snatching and burglary in the south-west district, a police team was formed to nab culprits involved in such incidents.
The arrest was made following a tip-off that suspects involved in snatching and robbery will be visiting a place near Bangali Basti in Rangpuri, DCP (South-West) Devendra Arya said.
Seven stolen mobile phones, four gold chains and house breaking equipment were recovered from their possession. The scooter, they were riding was also found stolen, the officer said.
Later, on their instance, four gold rings, two pair of ear tops, one silver glass, one silver plate, one silver bowl and one silver spoon were also recovered, the officer added.
Babu Lal along with his associates Pappu and Radhey Shyam used to do a reece on scooter or a bike in the areas of Delhi during day time. After spotting soft targets, they commit the offence and leave the area. One of the accused used to mislead target and the other two accused commit the crime, the police said.