The staff of PP Madipur (PS Punjabi Bagh) arrested namely Deepak Arora r/o Subhash Nagar, Haridwar (UK) who involved in work out case of cheating Rs. 3.80 Lakh. With his instance Cash of Rs.60,000/- cheating money and 02 mobile phones were recovered. The wife of accused is also accompanied with accused.
On 31/03/2018, the complainant r/o Paschimpuri, Delhi lodged a complaint in PP Madipur (PS: Punjabi Bagh) regarding unauthorised withdrawal of Rs. 3.80 Lac from her saving bank account. The complainant also informed that one lady called her few days ago and convinced her that she would arrange a loan of Rs. 12 Lac on very low interest rate. The complainant initially showed her reluctance but on her repeated insistence she agreed for it. Thereafter the lady fixed the meeting with complainant at her residence on 31/03/2018 to collect documents required for approval of loan. On that day, the complainant provided all her documents viz. copies of Aadhar Card, Passbook, income proof etc. and a signed cheque on which a line was drawn with pen in the space meant for writing name of bearer of cheque, in order to convince her that the same was cancelled. Thereafter the lady left the house and just after half an hour, the complainant received a message on her mobile through SMS alert that Rs. 3.80 Lakh have been debited from her saving bank account. The complainant immediately rushed to the bank but of no fruitful result. Thereafter she lodged a complaint in PP Madipur and case vide FIR No. 209/18 u/s 420/406/34 IPC was registered at PS Punjabi Bagh.
A team comprising SI Pawan Tomar, I/C PP Madipur, SI Mohinder Singh, ASI Amar Singh, HCs Shashi, Vikram, Pradeep, Cts. Himmat, Karamveer, Devender, Jaideep & Umer and W/Cts. Rani T J & Sarita was led by Insp. Rajeev Bhardwaj, SHO/Punjabi Bagh under the supervision and guidance of Sh. Raman Lamba, ACP/Punjabi Bagh. The team thus formed, started working on leads through technical surveillance of suspected mobile numbers, CCTV footages retrieved from different cameras installed inside banks. The CCTV footage revealed a person with suspicious movements inside bank premises. During investigation bank cashier was also found negligent as he has neither verified any identity proof nor he called the account holder before handing over such a large amount of cash to the accused person.
Further on connecting dots through in-depth investigation, the team was able to reach a hospital Hospital, Ramesh Nagar. Through enquiry from hospital, it was revealed that the accused lady was undergoing treatment. From there the identity of co-accused was established as her husband namely Deepak Arora r/o Subhash Nagar, Haridwar (UK), age: 40 years and he was finally nabbed near Tis Hazari Metro station.
After his arrest, the accused was thoroughly interrogated. He revealed that he alongwith his wife namely Shobhna Arora had conspired together to impersonate as loan agents of nationalized banks and would call customers randomly. He further revealed that his wife (co-accused) is suffering from serious diseases and to meet the expenses of treatment, they planned to cheat bank customers. After the accused managed to withdraw Rs. 3.80 lac from bank account of complainant, he handed over Rs. 1.80 Lac to his wife and with remaining amount he fled to Saharanpur (UP) and checked in a hotel there. There he came in contact with some bookies to multiply the amount and lost all but Rs. 60,000/- in IPL betting. His wife stayed in different hotels in Delhi and spent money on her treatment.Further investigation in on the way. The staff involved in good work is being suitably rewarded.