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  India   Crime  18 Feb 2017  Gurugram: Police nabs man who sold rented cars on OLX

Gurugram: Police nabs man who sold rented cars on OLX

PTI
Published : Feb 18, 2017, 10:21 am IST
Updated : Feb 18, 2017, 10:28 am IST

Armed with a good knowledge of computers, he used to forge documents with the help of a computer scanner.

Representational Image. (Photo: File)
 Representational Image. (Photo: File)

Gurugram: A man has been arrested in Gurugram for allegedly selling costly cars like Audi and Fortuner on OLX after obtaining them on rent from their owners using forged documents, police said on Saturday.

The accused, Ajay Dabas, a resident of Jhajjar in Haryana, was arrested from Basai village Friday evening following a tip-off that he was hunting for client to sell two luxury cars, the Crime Branch police said.

The cars - an Audi and a Fortuner - have been recovered from Dabas, a notorious cheater, they said.

"Dabas was actively reselling such cars after taking real cars owner in confidence. He hired cars on rent for running them in private MNCs from the owners on the pretext of giving them good amount in return and gave them agreements on his fake identity card such as Aadhaar card, voter card, cheques of forge bank accounts.

"After obtaining cars, he would switch off his phone numbers," Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Crime Sumit Kumar said.

He then used to sell them on OLX, a popular classifieds portal, to get easy money. He has sold many cars in Noida, Mumbai and Delhi through the marketing website, Kumar said.

"On questioning, Dabas told police that he was actively involved in this crime from last year to live lavish life and to spend lakhs of money on his girl friend," the DCP said.

He has a good knowledge of computer and has studied till class XII. He made forge documents on the basis of scanner, police said.

He was earlier arrested by Gurugram police in a share market cheating case.

Tags: olx, confidence man, audi, ajay dabas
Location: India, Haryana, Gurgaon