Uttarakhand-based MBA held for online fraud with PNB

Chandigarh, Jan 30 (IANS) The Haryana Police has obtained production warrants against a youth from Uttarakhand, who had committed an online fraud of Rs 10 lakh with the Fatehabad branch of the PNB recently, a police spokesman said on Monday.

The accused, Virender Sahu, who has done his Masters in Business Administration (MBA), has been arrested along with his two accomplices by Uttar Pradesh Police.

The arrested accomplices are Ajab Nagar and Arun Thakur of Ghaziabad.

“The accused had committed the fraud through Real Time Gross Settlement (RTGS) from the Punjab National Bank (PNB) account of Balaji Automobiles Company, Fatehabad,” a police spokesman said.

Sahu, a resident of Rudrapura in Uttarakhand, has several cases of fraud registered against him.

“In just two months, the accused have made a number of people their victim by using about 500 different mobile SIM cards. He said that they used to target operators of automobile showrooms by searching their mobile number on computer and later trapping them,” the spokesman said.

Haryana Police has booked all the three accused in Fatehabad police station, 200 km from here.