Five booked for committing online frauds

Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, June 8

The Khanna police have registered two cases against five persons for committing online frauds with two persons in separate incidents.

In the first incident, complainant Ritu Rani of the Samrala road told the police that two persons had committed a fraud of Rs 8,800 with her by sharing some link on her Google Pay mobile app.

During the police probe, the suspects have been identified as Anil Singh of Madhya Pradesh and Mukhiram of Chhattisgarh. A case of fraud has been registered.

In another incident, the police have registered a case against three persons, Ashok Kumar of UP, Batel Ali of Assam and Chandan Bag of Assam.

Complainant Kamaljit Singh of SBS Nagar, Doraha, said she wanted to buy a second-hand car and when she was searching the OLX for the same, she saw an advertisement of a Maruti Swift Dzire car.

“When I initiated talks to buy the car, the deal was finalised at Rs 1.80 lakh. I also deposited the amount in the bank account, in the name of Ashok Kumar. They failed to delivered the vehicle and also refused to return the money. The suspects had also stopped taking my calls, for past some days,” the complainant added.

Inspector Karnail Singh said raids would be conducted to nab them.

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