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Bike-borne criminals snatch woman journalist's mobile

Bike-borne criminals snatch woman journalists mobile

New Delhi: Two bike-borne criminals snatched a cellphone from a woman journalist in South-East Delhi's Okhla area. The woman was returning home after work when two bike-borne assailants came close to her and snatched her mobile phone. Police said that they have formed multiple teams to catch the culprits in the case.

A 24 seconds CCTV footage of the incident went viral on social media. The video shows that the victim identified as Radhik was running behind the snatchers but they managed to disappear. Her bag also fell on the street. According to police, on September 23 at about 6:30 pm, the female complainant who lives in South East Delhi's Govindpuri and works as a reporter in JK 24x7 news channel at Okhla Phase -II was going to her house after finishing her duty.

Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police (south-east) Kumar Gyanesh said that when she was on the main road in Okhla, two persons aged about 20-25 years, on an unknown bike came from behind and snatched her Samsung mobile phone and fled away.

In the CCTV footage, two bike-borne assailants can be seen following the victim, they stopped their motorcycle for some time. Later they again started following her and this time they snatched her phone and sped away. The victim could be seen running behind the miscreants who anyhow managed to flee. "CCTV footages of the spot and nearby areas are being scanned. Vigil is being kept on the movement of criminals with similar modus operandi and jail-bail released criminals. Technical Surveillance has been mounted," said Additional DCP.

Adding further, Kumar Gyanesh said that a case of snatching has been registered at Okhla Industrial Area police station and efforts are being made to nab the accused persons.

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