The Gautam Budh Nagar police on Thursday arrested three people who’re allegedly an element of a gang that duped people of cash after providing to resume their expired life insurance policy. The suspects have allegedly duped over 55 people to the tune of ₹10 -20 lakh every, thus far, mentioned police.
In keeping with the police, the gang was working out of a rented workplace in Sector 63, Noida, below Sector 63 police station jurisdiction.
The suspects have been recognized as Imran, Jitendra Agarwal, each residents of Ghaziabad, and Rohit Saini, a resident of Bulandshahr. Officers mentioned all three suspects are graduates and have been operating the gang for the previous six months in Noida.
“The suspects duped people of cash on the pretext of renewing their lapsed insurance insurance policies. That they had procured information of such people after which contacted them over phone, in a bid to lure the gullible into transferring cash to them within the identify of varied charge,” mentioned Vishal Pandey, extra deputy commissioner of police, Central Noida.
He added that the police recovered 5 desktop computer systems, 15 cellphones with sim playing cards, eight ATM playing cards and a 43-page information sheet, amongst different gadgets, from the possession of the suspects.
In keeping with Amit Kumar Maan, station home officer of Sector 63 police station, names of 55 people have been recovered from the info sheet.
“Throughout the investigation, it has been discovered that the suspects have duped 55 people named within the information sheet. The quantity of victims may very well be extra, and is being ascertained by investigators. Every of the victims had been duped of a minimum of ₹10-20 lakh within the identify of policy renewal,” he mentioned.
He added that the gang’s workplace was busted by the police on Thursday following a tipoff, after which an FIR was registered on the police station below sections 420 (fraud), 406 (prison breach of belief), 34 (act carried out by a number of individuals) and different related sections of the Indian Penal Code in addition to the IT Act.
“Agarwal has one other case of dishonest registered towards him in Mathura in 2022. The prison historical past of different suspects is being ascertained. The suspects had been produced earlier than the court docket and despatched to judicial custody,” mentioned ADCP Pandey.