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Two arrested for duping over 350 people

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Two men were arrested for allegedly over 350 people on the pretext of providing them loans under schemes, the police said today.

The accused, Sandeep (25) and alias Gaurav Kapoor (22) committed a of approximately Rs 50 lakh, they said.

On November 23, a woman approached the with a complaint that she had been duped.

The woman said that she had received a call on her cell phone from Aakash Jain, a fake identity used by the accused, and that she was offered a loan on easy terms and conditions by him.

Sandeep, along with Kapoor visited her house and asked her to submit her documents and demanded Rs 20,000 as processing fee, the police said, adding that the complainant agreed and provided them the documents and the

On November 17, she received another call from the accused who informed her that her loan would be sanctioned the next day after she makes one more payment, they said.

She deposited Rs 55,000.

Later, when she tried to contact them, their phones were switched off.

Sandeep has a diploma in and communication from and has worked in power major and as an to an company.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sat, January 13 2018. 21:45 IST