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This story is from August 21, 2019

Delhi: Woman teams up with boyfriend for easy money

TNN | Updated: Aug 21, 2019, 5:50 IST

The accused, Anjali, dressed up as a man to hide her identity
NEW DELHI: When their source of money dried up, a 22-year-old woman teamed up with her boyfriend and started dressing up like a man. The duo roamed the streets of west Delhi and the woman snatched expensive mobile phones and steal motorcycles, which were disposed of to dealers in the grey market.
In a short span of time, the accused executed more than half-a-dozen snatching before being pinned down by the police on Monday.
DCP (west) Monika Bhardwaj said the accused were identified as Raju (26) and Anjali (22). The duo came on the police radar after a complaint was registered at Mayapuri police station about two people on a motorcycle snatching a man’s iPhone.
While scanning CCTV footage from the area, cops noticed a couple riding on a black motorcycle. The footage was shown to the complainant who identified them as the duo who had snatched his iPhone.
Subsequently, the images were shared with local informers and other police units to gather information. On Monday, cops received a tip-off that the duo would be coming to Kundal Lal Chowk in Mayapuri and a trap was laid.
Police nabbed Raju from the spot and based on information provided by him, arrested Anjali later. Four mobile phones, along with the black motorcycle, was recovered from their possession.
Anjali told cops that she started helping her boyfriend Raju recently. The accused are reportedly drug addicts and when their source of money dried up, they took up to a life of crime. Anjali said she would dress up as a man to further hide her true identity.

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