Three including a woman held for duping people online


Three folks, together with a lady, was arrested for allegedly duping folks whom they befriended on Fb, the police stated on Wednesday.

The accused have been recognized as Satender Kumar (23), Jitender (28) and Neelam Rana (22), they stated. Mr. Satendra and Mr. Jitendra are shut associates and are mechanical engineers by occupation. They met Ms. Neelam whereas getting ready for SSC examination in Laxmi Nagar right here. Later, Ms. Neelam and Mr. Jitendra entered a live-in relationship and began residing in Bareily, the police stated.

The matter was reported to the police after a physician at a authorities hospital right here alleged that he was duped by a lady whom he had met on Fb in July this 12 months. She had despatched him a pal request and ultimately they began chatting. The complainant stated that after gaining his belief, she requested for cash for her research. She additionally instructed him that her ailing father had handed away just lately and that she was but to obtain the insurance coverage quantity. She had promised him to return the cash after receiving the insurance coverage cash.

The complainant transferred round ₹1.09 lakh by way of Paytm and Google Pay. After receiving the cash, nonetheless, she stopped chatting with him.

Throughout interrogation, the police discovered that Ms. Neelam used to contact docs by way of Fb and would begin chatting. After gaining their belief, she would ask for cash from the targets and would ask them to switch the quantity in a Paytm account, which was created utilizing faux ID, stated Amit Sharma, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Shahdara).

The police claimed to have seized 5 cellphones used for working the Paytm account, faux profile and two Paytm playing cards from the accused.

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