Sunday, 24 March 2013
Peter Uche Held For Duping Man Of Rs 25L In New Delhi.
A Nigerian was arrested for cheating people on Saturday. The accused, Peter Uche (41), would send emails to people claiming they are heir of a deceased millionaire and will receive $18 million. He would pose as an official of Bank of Africa and ask Rs 1 lakh as stamp duty and keep asking for money to complete various formalities. Ravindra Yadav, addl CP (crime) said a complaint was received from a Varanasi resident, Vikas Pandey, in which he had alleged that his father had been cheated of Rs 25 lakh in this manner. When Uche asked for more money, Pandey insisted on paying cash. A trap was laid and Uche was arrested from Anand Niketan area, New Delhi.
When the accused demanded 1 lakh more, a trap was laid. Pandey insisted in paying by cash this time. The accused agreed and was nabbed..