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  Metros   Delhi  26 Jul 2018  Delhi police arrests two men for cheating

Delhi police arrests two men for cheating

THE ASIAN AGE.
Published : Jul 26, 2018, 4:30 am IST
Updated : Jul 26, 2018, 4:30 am IST

During interrogation, the accused disclosed that they joined a gang, which was involved in cheating people.

During interrogation, the accused disclosed that they joined a gang, which was involved in cheating people.(Representational image)
 During interrogation, the accused disclosed that they joined a gang, which was involved in cheating people.(Representational image)

New Delhi: The Delhi police have arrested two accused for allegedly cheating people by changing their ATM cards during cash withdrawal on the pretext of helping them in Azadpur area, police said on Wednesday.

The accused were identified as Mohamad Aarif and Sameer, both residents of Ghaziabad and 17 ATM cards of different banks and one motorcycle were recovered from them.

With their arrest, police claimed to have solved nine cases of theft and cheating, including a case of motor vehicle. Acting on a tip off, a trap was laid near Azadpur on July 21.

Subsequently, both the accused were arrested when they came there on a stolen motorcycle, said Alok Kumar, Joint Commiss-ioner of Police (crime).

During interrogation, the accused disclosed that they joined a gang, which was involved in cheating people.

On the pretext of helping people, they would swap their ATM card and withdraw the amount from ATMs or use that money to shop from online portals, he said.

The accused told police that they were active in the Delhi-NCR region and mainly targeted senior citizens or people who have less knowledge about the ATM machi-nes, Kumar said.

They have also admitted to having cheated more than 300 persons by his modus operandi in Delhi and NCR regions, he added

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