Nagpur: Jaripatka Police arrested five anti-socials planning to commit a major crime and seized knives, a screwdriver, packets of chilli powder, a slingshot and a torch from their possession in wee hours of Wednesday.
The accused have been identified as Arun Bablu Mongya (19), Buccha Papading Mongya (19), both residents of Gawthan, District Vidisha (MP); Romiya Didhar Mongya (21), a resident of Sanchi Gudgaon, District Raisen (MP); Arun Prakash Solanki (25), a resident of Khurdabad, District Aurangabad, and Mukandar Arjun Pardhi (35), a resident of Burah, District Guna (MP).
Three of them used to stay on the footpath near Kasturchand Park. Acting on a tip off, cops nabbed the accused from Bhim Chowk near Ravi Mutton Shop. Police registered a case under Sections 399 and 402 of the Indian Penal Code against them.