New Delhi, July 23 : Kanika Gupta, the wife of Trinamool Congress MLA Vivek Gupta, was robbed of Rs 1.86 lakh and a gold coin in the national capital on Friday, the police said.
According to senior Delhi Police officials, they received a complaint from Kanika Gupta at around 2.30 p.m.
As per the complaint, Kanika Gupta and her husband are presently staying at the Oberoi Hotel in Delhi's Lodhi Colony.
"At about 2.15 p.m., she reached the Defence Colony flyover where a motor cyclist pointed towards the tyre of her car," a police officer said.
Accordingly, the driver stopped the car and got down to check the tyre.
"As she was feeling a little suffocated, she also got off the car for a few seconds before realising that her bag containing cash worth Rs 1.86 lakh, an i-Phone, one gold coin and other documents was missing," he said.
Vivek Gupta is a Trinamool MLA from the Jorasakho Assembly constituency in Kolkata. He was previously a member of the Rajya Sabha from 2012-2018.