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Delhi: Food delivery man, his accomplice rob elderly woman of Rs 5.30 lakh cash, jewellery; arrested

The CCTV cameras installed at nearby areas were examined upon investigation and the motorcycle used by the accused was identified.

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New Delhi Published on: May 10, 2019 7:09 IST
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Food delivery man, his accomplice rob elderly woman in Delhi

A 76-year-old woman was robbed of cash and jewellery by a food delivery boy and his accomplice in West Delhi. Both the accused have been arrested, police said. The incident was reported from Rajouri Garden area of the national capital on April 23. 

In her complaint, Saroop Kaur, a resident of Rajouri Garden, said at around 3 pm, when she opened the main gate of her house after hearing the doorbell, she found a person wearing a helmet standing outside.

Kant forcibly entered the house and when Kaur resisted, he showed her a knife and told her to keep quiet, the DCP said, adding that he robbed Rs 5.30 lakh and some ​jewellery from the woman.

The CCTV cameras installed at nearby areas were examined upon investigation and the motorcycle used by the accused was identified, police said.

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Police also spotted a bag of an online food delivery company and got Kant's details from the firm, following which he was arrested from Nangloi on Wednesday.

The accused were identified as Kamal Kant (34) and Om Prakash (62) of, both residents of Delhi. 

During interrogation, Kant said he had earlier worked as a driver in the Rajouri Garden area and he knew Prakash, who is a washerman.

They both hatched a plan to rob the woman as they were aware that she used to stay alone at her house in the afternoon, Bhardwaj said.

Prakash was outside Kaur's house keeping a watch during the day of the incident. He has also been arrested, the DCP said.

Two bangles, a knife, a motorcycle and a mobile phone were seized from them, police said.

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