They have been identified as Gurpartap Singh, alias Dogar, Balraj Singh of Rajinder Nagaar and Simranjit Singh of Sant Avenue.
Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) Bhupinder Singh said he, along with other cops, had installed a checkpoint near the Mall of Amritsar.
The accused came on scooters from wrong side so they were signalled to stop.
In the melee, he accidentally dropped his mobile phone and Simranjit Singh picked it up and tried to flee away, he alleged.
The police have also impounded two scooters of the accused.
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