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The Audi, belonging to a businessman Arjun Garg, was stolen from the parking of Holiday Inn hotel in Aerocity, a commercial hub near Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport.
According to Mr Garg's family, they had gone to the hotel at around 8:30 pm for a family dinner. When they left at 10:15 pm and asked the valet to get the car, the key was not found.
Hotel officials however assured them the car was still parked, Mr Garg's wife Supriya said.
It was only after two hours that they were informed their car had been stolen from the parking, they say.
"Though our FIR does not hold the hotel managers as accused, we are very angry with them. If they had alerted us on time, we could have called the cops within 20 minutes of the car leaving the hotel premises," said Mrs Garg.
Ranjan Malakar, General Manager of Holiday Inn, said, "Our priority now is to cooperate with authorities and to help with the investigation, because safety and security of guests is paramount to us. We are also in touch with the guests, to ensure that their inconvenience is minimised."
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