Delhi: Woman in bank queue robbed of Rs 50,000

According to police, Devi was saving the money for her daughter’s wedding and had come to deposit it because her husband was not getting leave.

By: Express News Service | New Delhi | Published:November 13, 2016 3:21 am

A woman standing in queue outside a bank, where she had gone to deposit money, was robbed of Rs 50,000 Saturday. The incident took place in northwest Delhi’s Bhalswa Dairy.

DCP (Northwest district) Milind Dumbre said they have registered a case and launched a probe. Police said the woman, Neelam Devi, stays with her husband, a factory worker, in Mukundpur.

“She was waiting in line for her turn. In the evening, there was some ruckus and she fell down. That’s when someone took the money from her bag,” police said.

According to police, Devi was saving the money for her daughter’s wedding and had come to deposit it because her husband was not getting leave.

Meanwhile, 3,400 personnel of the paramilitary and Delhi Police have been deployed at ATMs and banks in the capital.