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3 held for cheating people on pretext of collecting funds for

Press Trust of India  |  Noida 

Three men have been arrested for cheating people on the pretext of gathering donations for patients, by running a and a call-centre, the police said here today.

The accused used to collect money for treatment of patients. The patients would be given a small part of the collected amount. The rest would go to the accused, they said.

Scrutiny of the trust's accounts revealed a of Rs 5 crore, a police official said.

The accused have been arrested and Rs 2.69 lakh cash, phones, a laptop, a computer and several documents were seized from them, the police said.

Yesterday, the Special Task Force had busted a fake racket and arrested four persons.

Fake policy papers, seals of banks and firms, a huge of customers, and other items were seized from the arrested accused, ASP of UPSTF Triveni Singh said.

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First Published: Fri, December 01 2017. 20:50 IST