|Two Nigerian Yahoo-Boys Arrested In India For Scamming Victims Using Fake Lottery|
Efforts are on to arrest two more members of the gang, including another Nigerian, who have cheated people by telling them that they have won lotteries, Deputy Commissioner of Police (North) Jatin Narwal said.
Rs 4 lakh cash, 26 ATM cards, 25 PAN cards, 32 cheque books of different banks, five SIM cards and three mobile phones were recovered from the accused, he said.
The Nigerians -- Nnaemaka Agbo (35), Kingsley (32) were arrested on July 15 and their accomplice identified as Waris Khan (22) was arrested on July 14 after a case was lodged at the Sadar Bazar police station on the complaint of Bhupender Singh, he added.
The complainant had alleged that he received an SMS on June 26 that he had won USD 5 lakh in a lottery after which he deposited Rs 95,000, demanded as various charges, in different bank accounts in the first week of July, the DCP said.
Singh said he developed suspicion when he was asked to deposit Rs 2,86,000 more following which he approached the police, Narwal said.
A police team was formed and the accused were tracked through surveillance and phone number tracking. Waris was arrested from Jamia Nagar and his interrogation led to the arrest of Agbo and Kingsley who lived in Khanpur, he said.
Waris is a native of Bareilly and had allegedly opened several accounts in the names of persons of his village.
The accused duped people by asking them to deposit money in bank account numbers provided by them to get the lottery amount purportedly won by them, Narwal said. SHARE YOUR STORY WITH US VIA EMAIL: INFO@247NIGERIANEWSUPDATE.CO RECEIVE NEWS VIA OUR WHATSAPP, KINDLY TEXT +234 701 056 0394 TO ADD YOU CLICK HERE TO JOIN US ON OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL FOR NEWS UPDATE CLICK HERE TO JOIN US ON TWITTER FOR INSTANT NEWS UPDATE: @247NGNEWSUPDATE CLICK HERE TO JOIN MILLIONS AROUND THE GLOBE TO READ NEWS ON OUR FACEBOOK FAN PAGE FOR INSTANT UPDATES ON INSTAGRAM CLICK HERE RECEIVE INSTANT NEWS UPDATE VIA OUR BBM BROADCAST: D3EDEFDF PLACE YOUR TEXT ADVERT BELOW:>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>