Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal’s blue Maruti Suzuki Wagon R was stolen near the Delhi Secretariat on Thursday evening, according to ANI reports. In one of its kind incident, the car was stolen near the Delhi Secretariat. The number plate of the car reads as DL 9CG 9769 and a case has already been registered in the matter. Terming this as ‘lucky car’, AAP’s Haryana convenor Naveen Jaihind has announced an undisclosed amount as reward for whoever finds the vehicle. “I want this car back. There are a lot of emotions, memories attached to it. Whoever returns the car, I will give him a suitable reward, which will be much more than what he will get from selling the car,” Jaihind said, according to reports.
The car was being used by an AAP youth leader at the time it was stolen. Deputy Commissioner of police, Mandeep Randhawa said, “We received the complaint at around 3:30 pm today after which we started investigating into the case.” When asked about more details, he said, “The investigation has just started and we will be able to get more details in the further course of time,” as per CNN News 18.
The car was currently used by the Aam Aadmi Party’s media coordinator Vandana Singh, according to Indian Express report. A police complaint was lodged at the IP Estate police station saying that the car was stolen at around 1 pm today, as per CNN News 18.
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According to NDTV, Kajriwal got the Wagon R as a gift from an Indian living abroad. The Chief Minister used it to camp and sleep in during a protest in 2014. It was also used by Kejriwal during his campaign for the first election that he contested. The car served Kejriwal’s “aam aadmi image” and made headlines when the AAP boss traveled in it, as per India Today.