They are accused of snatching a purse. The incident occurred at the bus terminal of Curepipe. The two are inhabitants of Curepipe and one of them is a minor. also assaulted their victim. On Friday 29 July, they were arrested by officers of the Field Intelligence Office.
The case dates back to Wednesday. The two young men were at the bus terminal of Curepipe when they stole the bag from the victim. It contained a mobile phone and a sum of Rs 500. They assaulted the latter before fleeing.