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Man held for stealing ladies bags from baggage scanner at IGI Airport Metro Station

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A 19-year-old diploma holder in Civil Aviation Hospitality has been arrested for allegedly stealing ladies bags from the scanner at IGI Metro Station, police said Monday.

The accused has been identified as Aman Singh, a resident of Old Slum Quarter, Paschim Vihar.

"On November 18, one Anjana Aggarwal filed a complaint regarding theft of her purse at the scanning machine at The purse contained a PAN card, debit card, gold earrings, mobile phone and Rs 15,000 cash," Dinesh Kumar Gupta, of Police (Railways and Mtero) said.

"On November 24, one Aiman from Tanzania, had reported that somebody had picked up her purse from scanning machine of IGI metro station," the DCP said, adding it contained around USD 9,400, RS 5,000, a passport, two and some jewellery.

During investigation, police analysed the CCTV footage of metro stations and After detailed interrogation of DMRC and CISF officials, and house keeping staff, was apprehended on Friday from a toy shop where he used to work, the said.

Singh, during investigation, disclosed that he targeted the ladies arriving at the metro station from terminal three of the airport. He used to setal the bags when the passengers went for frisking after putting their bags in the scanner, the DCP said.

Two mobile phones, USD 3,600, three debit cards and three Metro cards have been recovered from his possession, police said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, December 03 2018. 22:06 IST
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