New Delhi: A courageous 40-year-old woman chased away a thief and recovered her mobile phone from him which he had stolen from her bag in a DTC bus in Ambedkar Nagar area of southeast Delhi this evening.
Pramila, a resident of Pushp Vihar, was travelling in the DTC bus when the thief stole her mobile phone from her bag and got down the bus near Arya Samaj Mandir at BRT corridor around 6 pm.
Alerted by the fellow passengers she hailed the bus driver to stop and jumped out of it even before it had come to halt to give a chase to the thief. She managed to catch him and recover her mobile phone from him. But the thief managed to escape from her grip, police said.
As the passersby tried to catch him again, he picked up a stone from the pavement and aimed at the bus hitting a passenger in it, they said.
The thief finally managed to run away. Police arrived at the spot after getting a PCR call.
A case has been registered on the complaint of the woman and efforts are being made to arrest the thief, said a police officer. PTI
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