The duo inspired by the Bollywood movie, ambitious of making a fast buck to be rich overnight were caught by the police. The man nabbed drove the mobike and the female pillion rider snatched gold chains from the passers-by.
The police under the close supervision of Anand Mishra ACP sub-division Nand Nagri swung into action soon after a complaint lodged by Aruna of Janta Flat Dilshad Garden reached the police station. The matter caught attention when the victim was going to a nearby market to make purchases. As soon as she reached the Bus Stand 212, she noticed a man on a motorcycle with a helmet on with him was a lady with her face covered. It was discovered that the lady was suspected of snatching the complainant's gold chain. Furthermore, it was known that the complainant was dragged a few metres along the road when she put up resistance.
She raised the alarm that brought the crowd around the scene. The crowd overpowered the lady and recovered from her the snatched gold pendant. In the commotion, the man managed to flee the scene. When interrogated, she was identified as Reshma of Dilshad Garden.
A case was registered vide FIR No 188/19 under Sections 392, 411 and 34 of the Indian Penal Code, 1860, PS Nand Nagri.
As the probe progressed, the police finally nabbed Mohammad Afzad alias Guddu alias Sonu 26 years of Karawal Nagar.
"During sustained interrogation, he revealed that he with his girlfriend Reshma used to snatch gold chains from women. They executed the crime at random. They did not recee the target before commission of the crime. They had been committing the crime of this nature for the past one year. They are found involved in 4 other gold chain robbery. The case has been registered under relevant sections of the IPC. They committed the crime with intent to lead a lavish lifestyle. Further investigation is underway. Guddu has a criminal past," ACP Mishra said.