Four men were arrested for allegedly defrauding a businessman of Rs 70 lakh in the Daryaganj area of Central Delhi, police said on Sunday.
The accused – Varun Verma, Manoj alias Montu, Amit Verma and Varun Katiyal – have been remanded by police for a day to recover the amount defrauded, they said.
According to police, Sudhir Vig, who deals with the computer division at Nehru Place, filed a complaint on Friday stating that he had asked Varun Verma and Montu to transfer Rs 70 lakh in his account through Real Time Gross Settlement (RTGS) and send his Narender employees in an office in Jalan Ansari with that amount.
But the two showed fake RTGS screenshots and fled the scene with the money, police said.
“We registered the case under section 420 (cheating and inciting dishonest surrender of property) and 120 B (criminal conspiracy) of the Indian Penal Code. Three accused Varun Verma, Manoj and Amit Verma were arrested on Saturday and were remanded in custody. a police day, “said Deputy Police Commissioner (Center) Shweta Chauhan.
Later, another accused known as Varun Katiyal was also arrested and remanded by police on Sunday, the DCP said, adding that further investigations into the case were underway.
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