The NRI coastal police have arrested a 23-year-old student from Jaipur for allegedly dishonest a young person from Ulwe. The complainant, Poonam Surve, approached the police 4 months in the past after she learnt that ₹3.29 lakh was lacking from her checking account.
Her son, Pranav, had seen an commercial for a high-end telephone posted on Instagram by Chirag Sharma, an undergraduate student from Jaipur. Mr. Sharma promised the telephone for ₹10,000.
Pranav made a web-based cost by means of an e-wallet linked to his mom’s account. Mr. Sharma claimed he hadn’t obtained the cash and tricked Pranav into making the cost a number of instances between August 2 and October 12 final yr. “In October, the complainant visited her bank and learnt about the transactions,” senior police inspector Ravindra Patil stated.
The police then approached the cyber cell and blocked Mr. Sharma’s Instagram account and froze his checking account. When Mr. Sharma discovered his checking account was inaccessible, he confessed to his father. “His father asked him to surrender. His uncle brought him to us and we arrested him last week,” Mr. Patil stated.
Mr. Sharma was arrested underneath sections of the Indian Penal Code and the Information Technology Act, and is now in judicial custody. “People should not fall for products being sold at unbelievable prices on social media. One should make such purchases only if the cash on delivery option is available,” Deputy Commissioner of Police (crime) Pravin Patil stated.