Monday, April 17, 2017

Udaipur Police Arrest 2 Nigerians, Woman For Duping People Across India

The Udaipur police has arrested five persons including 2 Nigerian nationals and a woman for duping many people across the country through online fraudulent activities. The notorious gang have been operating for two years and have duped people of 3 crore rupees.

Rich and educated people from big cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur and many other places had fallen victims to their allurement and deposited lakhs of rupees, police said.

They frequently changed their locations to evade arrest. Presently, they had been operating from Mumbai before falling in the police net. The gang befriended their victims on social networking sites before playing their tricks, police said. The gang had purchased ready made garments from the duped money and dispatched to Nigeria through air cargo, they confirmed.

Two Nigerian men Victor alias Kalvin and Idumi Charles, along with their aid Prema Das Soni were arrested from Virar in Mumbai while two men Sandip Mahindra and Naresh Pancholi both residents of Udaipur were held for aiding them.

Prema was in a live-in-relationship with a Nigerian citizen who introduced her to Victor and Charles. Surprisingly, Victor even had a voter identity card which is issued only to Indian citizens. The card reflects a Hyderabad address.

The Nigerian Embassy has been informed about the arrest, police said.