The incident happened on the intervening night of November 26 and 27. Society secretary Brijesh Srivastava spoke of the incident on a WhatsApp group called Dwarka City Solution.
A car was snatched at gunpoint in front of Beverly Park Apartments (Jaypee CGHS) in Sector 22, Dwarka, on the intervening night of November 26 and 27.
According to the guards at the society gate, the incident happened in the service lane. Society secretary Brijesh Srivastava spoke of the incident on a WhatsApp group called Dwarka City Solution.
Here’s what he wrote: “On the night of 26-27 Nov at about 1.20 am, a resident of Beverly Park, Sector 22, came out of the main gate to see off her friend, who had parked his car in service lane. Within minutes, a gang of 4 young people came and snatched the car keys, mobile and took away their car. This was done on gunpoint as reported by the victims. Immediately, the PCR was called by the guard who lodged the complaint with the sector 23 police station. [sic]”
City Spidey spoke to the president of the society, Brig (Rtd) OP Yadav. He said police took hold of CCTV footage and is investigating the matter.
ACP Dwarka Rajender Singh said, “We are working on some clues.”
Such incidents have become a regular affair in Dwarka. Recently, in an incident in Sector 19, a car was snatched at gunpoint just outside the gate of Bharat Vandana Apartments. Incidents of chain and mobile snatching have also been reported from Sector 22 and 23.
Opining on the rising incidents of thefts, RK Singh, a resident of Sector 4, said, “The police and RWAs should start thinking in tandem. They should sit together and plan measures to increase safety of service lanes, where most of the incidents are happening.”