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Delhi: Claiming to procure gold at discount from Dubai, 2 men dupe another of Rs 16.40 lakh

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New Delhi, Mar 31 (PTI) Two men were arrested for duping a person of Rs 16.40 lakh on the pretext of procuring gold from Dubai at a discount, officials said on Sunday.

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Police said after the fraudsters received the money, they switched off their phones. The accused have been identified as Parveen (27), and Rachin Sharma (33).

According to police, they received a complaint on March 28 from Manoj Jain, the complainant, who told police that he got a call promising him gold from Dubai at a discounted rate.

"Complainant transferred Rs 16.40 lakh, after which the accused turned their mobile off. An FIR was registered and an investigation was taken up," a senior police officer said.

The officer further said that they checked the bank account details of the accused and a team arrested them on Sunday.

"Further investigation into the matter is under way," the officer said. PTI BM BM SKY SKY

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