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Four, including police sub-inspector, held for duping man

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Four persons, including a Police Sub-inspector was arrested today in west Delhi's Tilak Nagar area for allegedly duping a man of Rs 18 lakh on the pretext of getting his demonetised banknotes exchanged.

The accused told Sharifuddin, a cloth merchant from Bihar, that they would get his demonetised currency notes exchanged with new ones, a senior police officer said.


He had given them Rs 18 lakh, but did not get the new banknotes in return, following which he filed a complaint at Tilak Nagar Police Station on November 22, the officer said.

After an inquiry, Sudhir Rathi, a sub-inspector posted at Kalyanpuri Police Station, along with three others, Rannvijay, Rohit and Ankur, were arrested this morning, police said.

Rannvijay worked as an agent, while Rohit worked at a private tuition centre and Ankur was unemployed, the police officer said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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