A shocking incident of pick pocketing took place on Friday in the Red Fort area of New Delhi. The phone of the Ukraine Ambassador Igor Polikha was snatched by a miscreant while he was trying to click a selfie on the premises of the Red Fort.

Igor Polikha, keen photographer he had gone to Red Fort to take pictures. While taking pictures, he saw a man and clicked a ‘selfie’ with him. Within few seconds this man, grabbed his iPhone and fled. The victim ran after the miscreant but he escaped in the bustling narrow streets of the old Delhi area.

The victim has filed a complaint with the Delhi police Commissioner and the Ministry of Home Affairs.

The police have taken cognizance of the matter and are trying to arrest the miscreant responsible for the crime. However this incident has caused a lot of embarrassment for the authorities responsible for the safety and security of a foreign dignitary.

Delhi Police roped in crime branch and ATS to find the iPhone and save themselves from the embarrassment but so far there has been no success.

First Published | 22 September 2017 1:37 PM
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