Dhoni's phones recovered, firefighter took them 'by mistake'
Former Indian skipper M S Dhoni's three mobile phones that allegedly went missing during a fire scare at a five star hotel were today recovered from a firefighter.
A senior police official said a Delhi Fire Services personnel had "inadvertently" taken away the mobile phones and he did not know whom they belonged to.
Dhoni, who was at the Welcome Hotel with the members of the Jharkhand cricket team on March 17, had to evacuate the hotel premises after a fire broke out in a nearby shopping mall.
The cricketer's assistant, Vikas Hasija, and travel manager Sandeep Phogat could not find the phones when they returned to the hotel, following which a complaint was filed and an FIR registered at Dwarka South police station the same day.
"My iPhone 6 plus, Reliance LYF and a brand new Lava phone were missing. My assistant had also informed Akash Hans, a hotel staff, who looked into the CCTV footage of the hotel and found nothing," the cricketer said in his complaint.
Police got in touch with the firefighter, who then returned the mobile phones. He took them for safe keeping and was planning to return them, senior officials claimed.
They said the firefighter made an error of judgement and did not know whom the mobile phones belonged to.
A senior police officer said, "We approached the hotel staff and questioned some of them. Later, we scanned the CCTV footages and found that the firefighter had inadvertently taken away the mobile phones. He returned them claiming he did not know about the owner. It was an error of judgement on his part."
Delhi Police chief spokesperson, Dependra Pathak, however, said they have not given a clean chit to the firefighter and will be verifying his claims before taking any action.
Meanwhile, the Hotel in a statement said, "The probe has indicated no involvement of the hotel staff and no FIR has been registered against us. We have fully cooperated with the authorities in their investigation.
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