A Nigerian nationwide and his Indian confederate, who cheated a city-based techie to the tune of Rs 18.50 lakh beneath the pretext of sending him a present parcel from London, have been arrested by the Rachakonda police, New Indian Specific studies.
Henry Chukwuvi Opera contacted the sufferer by way of social media platforms and lured him, whereas the opposite accused Suraj, helped him withdraw the cash transferred by the sufferer. Suraj acquired Rs 50,000 as fee.
In line with the police, the sufferer, a techie residing at Uppal, acquired a message informing that he had acquired a present.
He was instructed that he could be gifted some kilos as properly. To assert the current, the sufferer was requested to switch cash in the direction of the processing payment, customs clearance and different expenses.
Primarily based on technical proof, police arrested Henry and Suraj in Delhi. Inquiries revealed that Henry got here to India on a medical visa for surgical procedure. After the surgical procedure, he stayed again in India and acquired married to an Indian nationwide.
He started working as a part-time soccer coach and acquired acquainted with different Nigerian nationals, Cheema Frank and Mughashe Yeptho. These two had been concerned within the present, job, lottery and different varieties of frauds. Impressed by them, Henry additionally took to it to make simple cash.
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