Google techie held for stealing money at luxury-hotel for girlfriend
A 24-year-old engineer working for Google, Garvit Sahni of Haryana's Ambala, was arrested for allegedly stealing money from a luxury hotel to meet his girlfriend's expenses. He stole the money at a conference for senior executives of MNCs organized by IBM and a media organization at Delhi's Taj Palace. During the conference, one Devyani Jain reported Rs. 10,000 had been stolen from her handbag.
What happened at the hotel?
A case was registered after Jain's complaint and police checked the footage of CCTV cameras in the hotel premises. After watching the footage, police zeroed in on a suspect and established his identity on the basis of the invitee list. The footage revealed the accused came in a cab. The cab's registration number and the mobile number used for booking the cab were obtained.
How was the accused nabbed?
Though the accused had already switched off his phone, police obtained his new number. He was then arrested from his residence, said Deputy Commissioner of Police (New Delhi) Madhur Verma. Subsequently, Sahni confessed that he was going through a financial crunch and couldn't meet his girlfriend's expenses. Police recovered Rs. 3,000 of the stolen Rs. 10,000 from him, Verma added.