first_imgNew Delhi: Delhi Police on Wednesday said that they have busted a gang of women pickpocketers who targeted metro. The investigating agency recovered two lakh rupees from the accused persons. Police identified the accused as Vinita (19), Naina (22), Gayatri (23), Anita (35) and Sunita (35). All lives in Anand Parbat area. They were nabbed near Shadipur Metro station. Deputy Commissioner of Police (Metro) Vikram K Porwal said that the gang first identifies the victim with bulging pockets or carrying bags standing on the Metro Stations or any other crowded places from where one can board a transport. “Thereafter, the gang surrounds the victim and picks the pocket or commits theft of the articles from the bag. They generally pickpocket for cash and steal the gold ornaments from bags of victims,” said DCP Porwal. Also Read – After eight years, businessman arrested for kidnap & murder Adding further, he said that in a recent case one Anil Kumar Aggarwal was carrying total cash of Rs 9,82,500. During the journey, he kept total cash inside the bag, however, while he checked the bag at DC building Barakhamba in his office, the bag was found intact and Rs 4, 32,500, were found missing out of the total amount. In this connection, an online E-FIR was registered on August 21. The accused were found involved in the crime.last_img

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