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Two arrested for duping car sellers, five cars recovered

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Two persons have been arrested for allegedly people on the pretext of buying their vehicles, a senior police said today.

"The two would get in touch with those intending to sell their cars through Once a deal was struck, they would show the seller a fake message of an online money transfer and then drive away with the car," said an

Police zeroed in on the two accused, identified as Ayaaz Sayyed and his Arif, after a victim, Khalid Sheikh, filed a complaint last month with the Bandra Kurla Complex police station.

They were arrested yesterday after the Internet Protocol of their computer was traced, an said, adding that five cars were recovered from their possession.

Investigations have revealed that the two have cases of a similar nature at eight police stations, said officials.

A case has been registered against them for cheating and criminal breach of trust, he said.

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First Published: Mon, May 21 2018. 22:15 IST