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94% of pickpockets caught in Delhi metro female: 2018 data

As per official data, 498 people were held for pick pocketing in Delhi metro in 2018 of which 94% cases involved women pickpockets. CISF and police officials said most pickpockets board the metro from empty stations, carry a child or travel in groups and get down at crowded stops to flee. The items most stolen included cash, laptops, gold, and cameras.