Noida, March 4: In a startling revelation, police has revealed that Noida-based fashion designer Shipra Malik, who went missing under mysterious circumstances, had staged her own kidnapping and she took inspiration from 'Crime Patrol', a serial based- on real crime incidents.
As per a report published in India Today, police sources said that Shipra had staged her own abduction, as there she was giving conflicting statements.
29-year-old Shipra was reportedly undergoing a rough phase in her marriage and she also had some property-related issues and some loans. [Missing fashion designer from Noida found in Gurgaon]
As per sources, Shipra went to an ashram in Jaipur and stayed their overnight and went to several places in last three days.
In her police statement, Shipra said that she was kidnapped by three men at Noida Sector-29 and was taken to Gurgaon.
Her medical examination was also conducted that declred her medically fit.
Another report in a leading daily claimed that Shipra was using internet on her mobile phone from DND Flyover to Ashram for 15 minutes and made a couple of calls, including a call to her brother, before it was switched off.
She also sent some messages to some of her friends from WhatsApp. The last location of her mobile phone was found in south Delhi's Lajpat Nagar.
Police also claimed that during interrogation, Shipra broke down and confessed that she only planned her kidnapping. [Noida fashion designer goes missing in Delhi]
Police also said that Shipra had a heated argument with her in-laws, before she left her home on her own accord on Monday.
No ransom calls were made to Shipra's family, giving police more scope to point suspicion needle on Shipra.
Shipra and her husband Chetan had a love marriage and the couple has a one and half-year-old son. Shipra did her fashion designing from Pearl Academy of Fashion in 2008, after which she opened her boutique in Delhi.
Fortnight ago, a 23-year-old Snapdeal employee Dipti Sarna, also went missing when she was on the way to her home from Gurgaon to Ghaziabad.
Two days later, her abductors released her from Panipat, in a train, after which all accused involved in her dramatic kidnapping were arrested.