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37 bags a steal, homemaker held in New Delhi

She just couldn't resist handbags - especially if they weren't hers. And when the police came calling, 50-year-old Subhash Nagar homemaker Satya Gandhi's cupboard yielded 37 of them along with eight cellphones, a laptop, ATM cards, two gold chains and some cash.

delhi Updated: Sep 10, 2012 00:09 IST
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She just couldn't resist handbags - especially if they weren't hers.

And when the police came calling, 50-year-old Subhash Nagar homemaker Satya Gandhi's cupboard yielded 37 of them along with eight cellphones, a laptop, ATM cards, two gold chains and some cash.

A self-confessed kleptomaniac, Gandhi turned shoplifter after her family suffered losses in business. Though the family requested her to put a stop to it, she just wouldn't.

Crowded markets were her favourite hunting ground. She was on the prowl in Rani Bagh on Friday when the husband of a woman whose bag she had lifted alerted the police.

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