Pune: Officials from Hadapsar police station have arrested four persons from Faridabad in Haryana, who were running a call centre and duping people across the country. The arrest was made following a complaint by a 55-year-old engineer, who was cheated of Rs 1.85 crore.
The arrested persons have been identified as Amod Bhagatsingh Rana (29), Dineshkumar Ramavtar Gadhri (26) and Rahul Rajpal Sisodiya (23), all from Delhi, and Amandeep Sarmatsingh Baisala (26) of Palwal in Haryana.
Sunil Nandankar had lodged a complaint against them in April with Hadapsar police station as they had been calling him since 2013. They told him that someone was trying to claim benefits of his LIC policy (which was up for maturity). In the process of rectifying the issue, they made him buy various investments.
One such investment was a membership of a private club for Rs 50,000. Nandankar has listed around 122 such transactions from his accounts.
After getting information about accused persons, a team went to Faridabad and nabbed them with the help of local police on May 10. Cops have recovered phones, debits card and credit cards, walkie-talkie and laptops, totally worth Rs 1.23 lakh from their possession. They were brought to Pune and produced before a court, which remanded them to police custody till May 21.
Investigation team included Police Inspector VV Khule, PSI Rahul Ghuge, and policemen Shankar Nevse, Anil Wanve, and cyber cell policemen Kiran Abdagire and Amit Auchare.