Ghaziabad police on Wednesday arrested a 30-year-old woman who was being searched in multiple states as she was wanted in more than 25 cases . Poonam shah alias Kajal alias Preeti was residing in Delhi at Mohan Garden in Uttam Nagar . The police said that two of her associates are absconding . From 2011 Poonam had been involved in such activities as per Gyanendra Kumar Singh, Additional Superintendent of Police (City-2) . Mr.Singh said on Wednesday that “On July 28, an incident of theft was reported from ATS Advantage society situated in Indirapuram police station area. Poonam and her associate were working in a flat at the society. On the day, while Poonam kept the complainant’s wife engaged in a conversation, her associate stole jewellery from one of the almirahs and they both fled shortly thereafter. The accused left for Delhi, divided the jewellery amongst themselves and sold a portion of it to a man working for a jeweller in Kolkata. When the complainant checked their house after the accused had left, they found that one of the almirahs was open and the jewellery was missing. The complainant, Vipul Goyal, registered an FIR against the accused at Indirapuram police station,”. “A team had been deployed to trace the women, and today a team from Indirapuram police station arrested one of the two women from Pathar road, near Amrapali village society gate and recovered jewellery worth Rs 3 lakh from her. Two of her associates are absconding. Police teams have been deployed to catch them. Poonam and her associate used to work in four-five societies in the vicinity as domestic help. Preliminary investigation shows that the accused had been doing this for over 8-10 years… In 2017, a similar case of theft was registered against Poonam in Indirapuram area,” Singh added.
In various states like Rajasthan, Haryana , Delhi and Ghaziabad almost 26 cases of theft has been registered against her from 2011-2012. The police said an FIR has been registered against the accused under various sections. They are FIR under IPC sections 380 (theft in dwelling house, etc) 411 (dishonestly receiving stolen property), 34 (acts done by several persons in furtherance of common intention). Police is searching the absconding accused throughout.