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Real-life Bunty-Babli arrested

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 27 February 2024, 12:26 IST
Real-life Bunty-Babli arrested

New Delhi: A couple was apprehended by the police in Janak Puri, New Delhi, on Tuesday for stealing a car, drawing inspiration from the Bollywood characters Bunty and Babli.

The accused have been identified as 27-year-olds Sandeep Munna and Reena, both residents of Palam, Delhi.

Motivated by Bollywood
The duo was motivated by the Bollywood movie "Bunty Aur Babli." Their arrest sheds light on the influence media can have on individuals' actions.

Date, Time, and Victim's Account
The incident unfolded on February 22 at 10:46 PM, with an individual reporting that the couple had stolen his vehicle after he had offered them a lift.

According to the complainant, he assisted the seemingly distressed couple, only to have his car disappear when he momentarily left it unattended.

Police Response and Investigation
Following the complaint, the police registered a case under IPC sections 379 and 34. A dedicated team was formed to conduct a thorough investigation.

Arrest of Sandeep Munna
Leveraging technology, including CCTV footage and Call Detail Records (CDRs), the police swiftly arrested Sandeep Munna. During interrogation, he disclosed the location of the stolen car.

Recovery and Arrest of Reena
Building on Sandeep's information, the police arrested Reena and successfully recovered the stolen laptop.

Background of the Accused
Sandeep Munna and Reena were found to be cohabiting in the Uttam Nagar area of West Delhi. Reports suggest that their alcohol addiction and financial struggles played a role in their decision to resort to theft.

(With ANI inputs)



First published: 27 February 2024, 12:26 IST