Army officer's car stolen in south Delhi

Jan 26, 2016, 08:34 IST | Agencies

Santro car that went missing from near Lodhi Colony belongs to a Colonel

New Delhi: In the second such incident in the National Capital Region (NCR), the car of an army officer was stolen from a south Delhi area yesterday, sending alarm bells ringing ahead of the R-Day parade which will be attended by top Indian leaders and French President Francois Hollande.

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The national capital is already on high alert, as security remains beefed up ahead of Republic Day celebrations following inputs regarding the presence of key members of several terror outfits here. The inputs were received immediately after the Pathankot attack.

Around 2.30 PM today, the Santro car of a Colonel rank army officer, who is presently pursuing a medical course at AIIMS, went missing from near the post office in Lodhi Colony, the police said.

There are two stickers on the windshield of the car, one pertaining to a premier medical institute and the other of an Army Officers' club in Dhaula Kuan. The car has a Haryana registration number.

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