Delhi Police crack gang of cheaters, arrest two persons

New Delhi: Delhi Police Friday claimed to have cracked a newly-formed gang of cheaters in the capital with the arrest of two youths, who allegedly took possession of 100 kg of brass scrap.

The arrested have been identified as Sudhir Kumar (32) and Ajit Singh (33), Chhaya Sharma, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Outer), said.

The arrests came following the complaint of Suresh Mandowra, Director of Valbhav Laxmi Impex in Shahbad- Daulatpur, that he was cheated by two youths of Rs two lakh on 600 kgs brass and copper scrap material).

"The youths did not pay for the material he bought from Mandowra. They loaded the scrap in their vehicle. While one of them stayed at the office, the other left the place with the scrap saying he will return after withdrawing cash.

"After a few minutes, the other accused had also slipped from the office on some pretext. However, no one returned. When the complainant enquired with ICICI's Rohini branch they informed him that there was no company in their rolls in the name of Sonia Welding Industries as mentioned by the youths," Sharma said.

On a tip off, the youths were arrested from Mongolpuri yesterday.