Four persons, including a Delhi 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 insurance agent, while Rohit worked at a private tuition centre and Ankur was unemployed, the police officer said.
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