A man was arrested for allegedly cheating people on the pretext of offering them expensive mobile phones for sale at discounted rates through online advertisements.
- A man for duping people on the pretext of offering them expensive mobile phones for sale at discounted rates.
- The accused has been identified as Anurag Katiyar (31).
- The accused fled from Chhattisgarh in 2020 after being insolvent.
During the interrogation, it was revealed that the accused man used to purchase expensive phones on EMI by paying a small amount as a down payment and selling them further at discounted rates through OLX.
The accused fled from Chhattisgarh in 2020 after being insolvent and started cheating people from different states to earn easy money.
A complaint was received in Adarsh Nagar wherein it was stated that a man duped the complainant. The complainant purchased the mobile phone from the accused through OLX. After purchasing it, the accused blocked his number.
After few days, on July 14, complainant’s mobile phone was blocked by Samsung company as loan EMI against the mobile phone was not paid.
After that, complainant realised that the mobile phone was purchased on loan EMI, about which he was never informed by the alleged seller.
A trap was laid to nab the accused.
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