Shillong, Aug 1: Two local youth were arrested for snatching the mobile phone of a woman in the city.
They have been identified as Othaniel Marbaniang (19) of Nongthymmai Rngi Neng and Govind Singh (20) of Demthring Block-1, East Khasi Hills SP, Sylvester Nongtnger, said.
The two were on a bike when they snatched the mobile phone (Redmi) of Jennyta Swer who was on her way from Law-u-Sib to Madanriting on July 30, 2022.
They first stopped and asked the woman for her mobile to make a call. When she refused, they snatched it, he said.
A case was registered with the Madanriting Police Station.
On Sunday, Madanriting Police Station arrested the duo from Mawblei after looking out for them .
The motor bike Yamaha (brand new) with temp number MT.15 (Y 2) has been seized and the mobile phone which they snatched recovered.
Their involvement in other such cases cannot be ruled out for which a thorough investigation will be done, the SP said.