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Gang Put Up Fake Car Advertisement On OLX To Dupe Buyers, 5 Arrested



A gang concerned in duping and robbing automobile consumers was busted by police on Friday. (Representational)


A gang concerned in duping and robbing automobile consumers after calling them to a location to select the car was busted Friday with the arrest of 5, police stated.

On September 7, they put up an commercial of a Swift Dezire automobile on OLX, they stated.

Lateef Ahmed, a local of Anantnag in Kashmir, talked to them and agreed to purchase the automobile, they stated, including a deal was settled at Rs 2.Eight lakh.

On September 8, Ahmed went to Loni together with his buddy, Javed, and made the fee.

Three of the 5 gang members accompanied them on the check drive.

When they reached close to Banthla flyover, two bike borne cops requested them to cease.

Both Ahmed and Javed had been forcefully alighted from the automobile whereas the three sellers remained seated.

During the method of investigation, it was discovered that the 2 cops had been members of the gang, police stated.

They impersonated as policemen and diverted the eye of the 2 victims within the pretext of checking whereas the three members of the gang, who had been contained in the automobile, drove away.

When they did not return for a very long time, the boys who had been impersonating cops went away with an excuse to search for the three.

Ahmed and Haved reported the case to police and the 5 males had been arrested Friday.

Police recovered two automobiles from their possession — a Swift Dezire and a Creta, credit score and debit playing cards and a cheque guide.

According to police, the 5 accused duped many others the identical means. They would put up commercials on OLX and different social websites for promoting luxurious automobiles at throw away costs.

Whenever any buyer reached NCR, the gang cheated them with two of its members impersonating cops.

The accused have been recognized as Shaifu, Raja, Jiaul, Abhishek and Fakhrudin, SP Rural Iraj Raja stated.

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