Delhi: Woman steals car at gunpoint to impress her relatives
In a bizarre incident, a woman from Dehradun stole a car at gunpoint with the help of a male associate to allegedly impress her relatives in Jharkhand. The carjacking took place on October 3, near Lajpat Nagar in Delhi, and the stolen vehicle was later traced with the help of a GPS device. The duo have been arrested. Here are the details.
The duo have been identified as Gazala, alias Sapna, hailing from Jharkhand, and her associate, Vansh Varma, from Sangam Vihar in Delhi. During the police interrogation, Sapna revealed that she belonged to a poor family and had been married in 2009. However, after disputes with her husband, she moved to Dehradun, where she was living with Varma.
Sapna had to attend her brother's wedding at a village in Jharkhand, and allegedly wanted to impress her relatives there. Subsequently, she bought a country-made pistol from Raghubir Nagar in Delhi, and then hired a cab to travel from Dehradun to Palam in Delhi. Then, with the help of Varma and her friend Kajal from Roorkee, Sapna stole the cab at gunpoint.
After the stealing the cab, Sapna and Varma drove to the latter's house in Sangam Vihar and changed the car's number plate. Subsequently, she visited her relatives, and then abandoned the car near Raghubir Nagar.
After the robbery, Subham Sharma, the cabbie, lodged a complaint with the police on October 4. Subsequently, police received information that the perpetrators would come near Keshopur Mandi, and nabbed Sapna and Varma who were travelling on a motorcycle. The motorcycle was found to be stolen, and during the interrogation, Sapna confessed to the crime.