The Rajnandgaon police has got a major breakthrough in an online fraud worth Rs 45 lakh with promises to give costly gifts through friendship request through Facebook and nabbed two Nigerians from Delhi and brought them here on Sunday.
The two arrested are KB Stanley and Navakor Gosai of Nigeria. SP Kamlochan Kashyap informed that a special team was formed to arrest the accused in online fraud and in this the complainant of local stationpara Sunita Arya had lodged a complaint that she was sent a friendship request through social site by one named David Suryasan and both started online chatting through instagram and it turned into family type conversation.
David Suryasan held himself as UK based citizen and he sent costly gifts like diamond rings, Apple Laptop, golden jewellery and other costly items to her. After this a person claiming himself to be custom’s officer got an amount Rs 62,500 deposited as service charges in an account and after this the women was sent many e-mails and by calling her through different phone numbers and got the amount credited to their account 28 number of times telling that the total gift cost is Rs 50000 Pounds.
The Police informed that the women was warned about parcel being stopped by custom’s department and from July 2018 to Nov 2018, they got an online fraud worth of Rs 44 lakh from the woman. After the complaint the police camped in Delhi and checked all the bank accounts and then got the scrutiny of e-mails, mobile numbers checked through cyber cell.
SP informed conducting checking in Delhi NCR, on one day they raided the Chanakya Palace in Delhi. Here conducting reiki, the police nabbed two Nigerians from a house after having doubts on the two. The accused KB Stanley and his colleague accepted their crime after repeated interrogation and both were arrested with the mobiles and laptop used in this online fraud and how they used to prepare ID as Ship’s captain and defence personnel on Facebook. Both have been booked under section 420, 34 of IPC and 66 (D) of IT Act and identified as Nigerians.