Girl arrested for duping retired doctor of Rs 4.57 lakh in Odisha

7/08/2020 at 5:52 PM

Angul, Aug 7: Talcher police has arrested a girl from Cuttack for allegedly duping 4.57 lakh by posing as a finance company executive from a retired homoeopathy doctor in Angul district.

The accused came in contact with the retired doctor in an insurance policy related matter last year and developed acquaintance with him.

The victim, however, alleged that the girl managed to obtain his ATM PIN and OTP. “I found Rs 4.57 lakh has been withdrawn in instalments from my account. Subsequently I lodged a formal police complaint,” said the victim.

Police said that the accused has been arrested and forwarded to the court. “Another case has been registered against the accused at the Colliery police station in connection with a fraud to the tune of Rs 1.05 lakh. Further investigation in the both the cases is continuing,” said Angul SP, Jagmohan Meena.  

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