Cyber Crime Branch and Alambagh Police track down notorious cyber thugs in Barpeta, Assam
Lucknow: The joint police team of Alambagh police station and cybercrime branch arrested 2 inter-state cyber thugs from Barpeta district, Assam, who duped people of money in the name of refunding money by acting as assistants of food delivery companies. the cops have also recovered one car, 04 No. Mobile phones, a total of
07 ATM cards and Rs 50,000/- cash has been recovered.
Joint Commissioner of Police Crime Nilabja Chowdhary, Deputy Commissioner of Police Crime PK Tiwari / Deputy Commissioner of Police (East) Hridesh Kumar in the order of the campaign being run by Police Commissioner SB Shirdkar acted to control crime and criminals and arrest wanted criminals.
Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police Crime Kripa Shankar / Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police (East) Syed Ali Abbas and Assistant Commissioner of Police Abhinav / Assistant Commissioner of Police Cantt Anoop Kumar Singh, Incharge Inspector Cybercrime Satish Sahu and Incharge Inspector Skilled Supervision Alambagh were part of the operation.
Under the leadership of Brijesh Kumar Yadav, a joint team of police station and cybercrime was formed for the arrest of the accused and disclosure of the charges in 420/406/411 IPC at police station, Alambagh, Lucknow. A case has also been registered under Section 66D of IT Act.
As per information, action is being taken according to the rules by arresting 2 number of interstate accused on 10.05.2023 from Thana Sadar Barpeta, District Barpeta, State Assam.
In the name of getting refund of money from the people by becoming assistants of the food delivery companies, lakhs were cheated by the accused. 88000/-, 600/-, 35000/-, 7000/-, 700/- rupees one lakh thirty one thousand three hundred rupees respectively from 02 bank accounts of complainants were siphoned off by downloading an app from play store.
When the arrested accused were interrogated in connection with the said case, then the accused told that different works are done by him and his associates, some of their accomplices implicate people, some arrange accounts and sims, all work. Dividend is given in percentage accordingly.
1. One No. Car No. ASOI EN 6440 Color Red (Swift)
2. 04 Nos. Mobile Phone
3. Rs.50,000/- in cash
4. Total 07 Nos. ATM Card Criminal History-
The cops who are part of this operation are apprehensive that there is a broader network at play in this fraud racket. The hunt to expose the interstate tentacles of this network is on.