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Man arrested for duping businessman in Kolkata

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

The police have arrested a 27-year-old man for allegedly duping a businessman of Rs 54 lakh.

Abhishek Agarwal, a resident of Masjid bari street in Burtolla area, was yesterday arrested after Raja Saha, Director of a private company, lodged a complaint and alleged that Agarwal siphoned off Rs 54 lakh from the company's current account by forging his signature, police said.

Agarwal siphoned off money from the company's account to a bullion company in He then flew to where he posed as Raja Saha by using a fake identity card and got two kg of gold, the officer said.

The accused was produced to a city where he was remanded to police custody till April 29, he said.

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First Published: Wed, April 19 2017. 01:07 IST