Port Blair, May 24: The staff of PS Campbell Bay cracked a cheating case by arresting 06 accused persons from Delhi- NCR region. These accused persons duped complainant Mr. Rakesh Tirkey resident of Campbell Bay by luring him to invest into their 03 companies and promised him huge profit in return. After initial investment of Rs 3, 50000/-, in 2014, the complainant received some electronic items and he was also promised some profit for his initial investment. The complainant was further lured to invest approximately total amount of 40 lakhs to 03 fraud companies namely M/s Shopit Marketing Private Limited, M/s Unique Mart Private Limited and M/s IDS Marketing Private Limited by persuading him through frequent telephone calls in 2015. Complainant transferred the amount in multiple accounts through online banking. After that all the telephone and mobile numbers were switched off and complainant realized that he was cheated of his hard earned money. A case U/s 420/34 IPC was registered in 2018 in PS Campbell Bay and investigation was handed over to Inspector Vishal Ram, SHO Campbell Bay. After doing his homework, the team under the leadership of SHO Vishal Ram consisting HC/ Ashwini Kr. Singh of PS Nancowrie and PC/ K.A Siddique of PS Campbell Bay proceeded to Delhi to apprehend the accused persons in April 2019. Total six accused persons were arrested from Delhi with the help of Special Staff Unit of South District, Delhi Police. All the accused persons namely 1. Narendra Sharma, 2. Tanuj Talwar, 3. Imamuddin Ansari, 4. Rakesh Abrol, 5. Sunil Kumar Yadav and 6. Shyam Sharma were brought to Port Blair on 20/05/2019 and produced before Honourable Court.
Further investigation is also being conducted to unearth names of more victims of their modus operandi. General public is cautioned not to fall pray of such fraudsters who claim to give exorbitant profits in lieu of investment and verify the antecedents of companies before investing in them, a communication received from PAC, PHQ, A & N Police said.