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Man held for cheating in Punjab

Press Trust of India  |  Dharamshala (HP) 

A 48-year-old man, wanted in a cheating case, was arrested by the police from Punjab's Sahibzada Nagar district, an said Tuesday.

Anwar Shekh alias Suresh Gupta, hailing from Delhi, was arrested Monday from town by a team of police, which also recovered forged documents and stamps from the accused's possession, SP (Kangra), Santosh Patial said.

The accused allegedly duped four people of Rs 4 lakh each, promising to send them abroad, he said.

Three of the victims are from Palampur and one from Shimla, Patial said.

The accused will be produced before Chief Judicial Magistrate, Dharamshala, and further investigation is underway, the added.

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First Published: Tue, April 16 2019. 17:50 IST