Rawalpindi Police stated on Friday that they’ve arrested the suspect whose video of snatching a handbag from a girl within the metropolis went viral.
Earlier at this time, a video of the incident had gone viral after being shared on social media platforms.
Within the video, the suspect, who was on a bike, had snatched a handbag from a burqa-clad lady passing via a street in Rawalpindi’s Dhok Chaudhrian.
The video confirmed that when the robber snatched the purse, he grabbed her by her abaya and dragged her which led the girl to fall on her face on the street as he fled on his bike, leaving the sufferer helpless and injured.
As quickly because the video went viral, Rawalpindi CCPO Ahsan Yonus ordered the legislation enforcement personnel to register a case and start a seek for the suspect.
The quick motion by the police proved fruitful as they had been capable of apprehend the suspect hours later.
The Rawalpindi police stated that once they tried to arrest Anis Iqbal, the suspect, fired upon the legislation enforcement officers. They added the pistol of the suspect as an alternative backfired and the bullet hit Iqbal’s proper wrist.
The police stated that they’ve additionally recovered from the stolen cash and pockets from the suspect, including that Iqbal has had a legal file.