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Man arrested for duping aspiring models

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A 22-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly running a fake modelling agency and a number of aspiring models on the pretext of casting them in short films, police said today.

was arrested from his residence in Delhi's Uttam Nagar, they said.

Police said he used to approach struggling models and aspirants as a and would call them for photo shoots at various hotels in Delhi's Mahipalpur area.

When the complainants reported at the hotels, he would keep their and ask them to wait in their rooms.

He would then transfer money from their accounts through UPI to his bank account, they said.

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First Published: Fri, August 10 2018. 00:55 IST