New Delhi: One suspect has been apprehended in the woman journalist Joymala Bagchi case, stated a report on Sunday. The accused has given vital clues for recovery of case property, DCP of South Delhi Atul Thakur told news agency ANI.
Earlier, the Delhi police had formed a special team to arrest the bike-borne miscreants for allegedly attacking the Delhi-based woman journalist on September 22. Delhi Police PRO MS Randhawa had assured news agency ANI, “We have formed teams and recovered some CCTV footage. Accused will be arrested soon. Some snatchers are being rounded up.” The police officer added that dossiers are being shown to the complainant and the case will be solved soon.
The victim, identified as Joymala Bagchi, is a woman journalist working for news agency ANI. She was badly injured on her face when the bike-borne robbers on September 22 dragged the woman out of an auto-rickshaw, snatched her phone and fled from the scene.
The incident occurred near Chittaranjan Park in New Delhi. The victim who sustained severe injuries was reported to have fractured her jaw in the incident. She also suffered injuries on her hand and profusely bled when the locals came to her rescue. She was then admitted to a nearby hospital and was later shifted to AIIMS, Delhi.
Based on a complaint, the Delhi police filed a case against the accused under Section 394 of the Indian Penal Code for voluntarily causing hurt in committing robbery, stated DCP Atul Thakur.
Narrating her ordeal, Bagchi told news agency ANI, “I had gone for shopping near CR Park and was returning back at around 6 PM in an auto when two bike-borne miscreants came close to my auto while the traffic was moving slowly. They dragged me out of the moving auto. Later, they snatched my phone and sped away.”