BHOPAL: Jahangirabad police have nabbed two miscreants from Barkhedi for robberies and recovered valuables over Rs 70,000 from their possession in the evening on Monday.

They would mostly target lonely woman on road and made off with their handbags or purse. Police said that acting on a tip off two miscreants were nabbed near Barkhedi and when they were searched robbed valuables were recovered from their possession.

The two were identified as Gulshan•Bundela (18) of Archarya Narendra Nagar and Sohan alias Sonu Batham (20) of Barkhedi. • Later, in the investigation they confessed robbery of mobile phone around two months ago from a woman shopkeeper in Koh-e-Fiza while she was at the Shop.

The duo was nabbed and Aprila scooter was recovered from their possession that was owned by Shabbir. The two robbed purse on Monday from a victim travelling in auto rickshaw in Jehangirabad area.• Police have recovered a gold chain, one mobile phone, one purse and Rs 6300 cash.

The accused have confessed five robberies in the past in Piplani, MP Nagrar, Ashoka Garden, TT Nagar, Habibganj. The accused told the police that to buy expensive goods they would target and rob women at secluded places.• • They used to dump the mobile phones in the Lower Lake to evade been traced.