Indian diplomat, criticized Pakistan in UN, robbed in her own country


New Delhi, Dec. 25 (TNS): Indian diplomat who criticized Pakistan in UNGA session has been robbed in her country.

Bike-borne men snatched the mobile of Eenam Gambhir, the first Secretary in the Permanent Mission of India to the United Nations, police said.

The incident occurred in New Delhi when Gambhir had gone for a walk in Rohini with her mother, they added.

The accused snatched the phone from her on the pretext of asking for directions, the police said. Since it was evening, she could not note down the vehicle’s registration number, they said.

In her complaint, the diplomat said that the accused asked her for directions to Hanuman Mandir. When she started pointing towards the temple while holding her phone, they snatched the phone and fled, the police said.

Gambhir stated that the iPhone had a US-registered SIM card and some important files related to her work, they said.

Ukrainian Ambassador Igor Polikha’s mobile phone was snatched in September while he was taking pictures of the Red Fort, following which one person was arrested.

Delhi Police has registered as many as 7,870 cases of snatching this year till November 30.