A Russian couple was allegedly robbed and assaulted by three males posing as Delhi Police personnel in central Delhi’s Karol Bagh space on Wednesday. An FIR has been registered after the couple alleged they have been robbed of $8,000 and assaulted once they tried to withstand.
Police mentioned the incident got here to mild after one Puneet Kumar, who works as a Russian language interpreter at B L Kapoor hospital, approached the police and knowledgeable them that one among his purchasers, recognized as Makhmutov Mavludovich, was staying in a lodge in Karol Bagh space alongside along with his spouse, Umurzakova Gullola, the place the incident occurred.
“The couple came to India on March 26 and on April 5, at around 8.20 pm, they were present at one Pawan Plaza hotel in Karol Bagh where they were stopped by three men, posing themselves as police personnel. They even showed their identity cards to them and asked to conduct their search on the basis of some intelligence inputs,” a senior police officer mentioned.
The couple has alleged that on the pretext of checking, the three males had robbed $8,000 from them and when Makhmutov tried to withstand, they even bodily assaulted them. “After beating and robbing the couple, all of the three accused managed to flee from the spot of their automotive. The couple knowledgeable their interpreter, who in flip approached the police. Several groups rushed to the spot and an FIR has been registered below IPC Sections 394 (theft) and 34 at Karol Bagh police station on the idea of Kumar’s criticism.
The district forensic crew was known as in to take fingerprints from the spot and have additionally seized CCTV cameras put in contained in the lodge.