Thane, Jul 28: The MCOCA accused who was wanted since 2016 in connection with several cases of chain snatching, thefts was held here, the police said.
Talking to mediapersons, the DCP crime Deepak Deoraj said the accused was identified as Abbas Amjad Irani Sayyed (21).
An offence was registered under section 392 ( robbery) rw 34 and under the MCOCA in two cases with the Kolsewadi police at Kalyan here in 2016 and 2018.
The Thane city police set up special teams to nab the accused and carried out searches in Thane, Mumbai and Navi Mumbai and other states too but in vain. Getting a tip that he was hiding in Bidar of Karnataka, police team rushed there but in vain.
Finally, he was handcuffed in Thane city on Friday, the police said.After interrogation he revealed that he came to Thane and even got married in 2018, the police added.(UNI)