A 27-year-old Haryana based woman stage singer was arrested for allegedly duping a retired government officer of Rs 60 lakh on the pretext of exchanging old currency notes during demonetisation in 2016, police said Thursday.
The accused woman identified as Shikha Raghav, a stage singer was declared as a proclaimed offender by a city court since she was evading arrest in the case from last two years, they said.
However, no recovery has been made from the accused, the officer said.
Investigations revealed that Raghav used to perform stage shows in several religious and other programmes in Delhi and adjoining states, Prasad added.
On the pretext, the accused duo took the money from them and fled, the officer added.
Following a complaint filed by the retired officer, a case was registered at Roop Nagar police station and an investigation was taken up, the officer said.
Subsequently, Pawan was arrested while Raghav was absconding, police said.
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