Three held on cheating charges in Salem

Salem: Three persons were arrested on charges of cheating a village land broker of Rs four lakh after promising him to handover a vessel plated with the valuable chemical iridium, police today said.

PTI| Updated: Dec 09, 2014, 12:34 PM IST

Salem: Three persons were arrested on charges of cheating a village land broker of Rs four lakh after promising him to handover a vessel plated with the valuable chemical iridium, police today said.

The broker got suspicious after he gave the money to one of the gang members and was asked to go to Korattur for the vessel, police said.

Following a complaint, the three persons were arrested yesterday and the money recovered, police said, adding, two others wanted in connection with the case are absconding.