Lady in Delhi’s Dwarka duped of nearly Rs 1 lakh by cyber fraudster
New Delhi, June 15 (Delhi Crown): In yet another case of cyber/online fraud, a lady living in South-West Delhi’s Dwarka area was allegedly duped to the tune of Rs 99,000 by a youth staying in Alwar, confirmed the Dwarka District police.
After stringent efforts lasting four months by a police team under the supervision of Dwarka ACP (Operations) Vijay Singh Yadav, the youth identified as Rashid Khan (21), a resident of Alwar in Rajasthan, was nabbed from his home and brought to Dwarka District’s Cyber Police Station, confirmed a cop.
According to the Dwarka Police, a case was registered at the local Cyber Police Station under Section 420 IPC on February 12, according to which the lady had put an advertisement on OLX website for sale of some headphones.
Thereafter, she received a phone call, and the caller offered to pay her Rs 12,000 via a PayTM voucher. Subsequently, he asked the complainant to check the PayTM voucher, and in doing so a total of five transactions worth a total of Rs. 99,000 were done without the complainant’s knowledge.
During the investigation, details of the alleged phone number were obtained, and its CDR was analyzed. On the basis of the CDR/IMEI and other technical analysis, the accused Rashid was arrested.
One mobile phone and a SIM card were recovered from his possession at the time of his arrest.