A snatcher was caught along with the loot amount by ACP Sandeep Kumar Vadhera and his gunman Gurwinder Singh after a chase within five minutes of the incident. However, one accused managed to escape from the police net.
An amount of Rs 1,20,000 have been recovered from the accused which they had robbed from one female employee working in a gas agency. The woman had come to Feroze Gandhi market to deposit the money in the bank when the bag was snatched by two men at gun point, said Vadhera.
The two have been identified as Jaswinder Singh a resident of Tarn Taran while his aide Jagdish Singh managed to escape from the spot.
Station House Officer Beant Juneja said that as the woman raised an alarm, Vadhera who was passing by along with his gunman chased the accused. He further said that from preliminary probe it has come to light that both the accused were drug addicts.