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Man posing as regional transport officer trapped for duping truck drivers

Press Trust of India  |  Ghaziabad 

A man has been arrested for posing as assistant regional officer (RTO) and allegedly drivers of other states on the pretext of collecting taxes, police said.

The suspect has been identified as of village Morta of the Muradnagar area, they said.

He used to dupe the drivers of other states on the pretext of collecting taxes, for this his gang had made RTO department's fake website and used to charge online tax, of police said.

He claimed that the state exchequer had suffered losses of crores due to their heating tactics.

The police have seized a laptop, fake rubber stamps, printer, and Rs 16,000, Tomar said.

The gang was operating near khand Indirapuram, police said, adding that after the arrest of the kingpin of the gang, they were trying to arrest other members as well.

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First Published: Fri, March 09 2018. 00:30 IST
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