Dramatic footage of a man with a gun, fleeing after ripping a woman’s gold chain on Friday afternoon, was released by Delhi police.
Police say the accused is one of two men involved in the crime and remains unidentified.
Police filed a looting case and began searching for the accused based on CCTV footage retrieved by security cameras in the eastern part of Delhi.
पूर्वी दिल्ली के ईस्ट विनोद नगर इलाके में पिस्टल की नोक पर स्कूटी सवार 2 बदमाशों ने एक महिला का मंगलसूत्र छीना, पुलिस केस दर्ज बदमाशों की तलाश में जुटी pic.twitter.com/lrnJ4kfuFJ
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Police said the crime took place around 3:30 p.m. on Friday afternoon when the woman, identified only by her first name Laxmi, was returning from a wedding ceremony.
Based on the sequence of events revealed in the CCTV footage, the two men on bicycles parked their vehicle, one of them approached the woman, ripped off her gold chain and walked over to the woman. fled before she could even react, police said.
Footage shows the man running away with a gun in one hand and a helmet in another as passers-by look on.