Shimla, Jan 9
One Nigerian Couple was nabbed in connection with cyber fraud by the state unit of cyber crime. The arrest was made from Uttam Nagar Delhi on Saturday. Additional SP , Cyber crime
Narvir Rathore said that one Nigerian identified as Nwachukwu@Prince and his Manipuri wife Thanmhring have been arrested from Uttam Nagar, Delhi in connection with a cyber fraud.
The duo was booked under FIR (5/21) at police station Kihar and 16 sim cards, 9 mobile sets, 6 bank passbooks other incriminating documents were recovered from them.
Following the international protocol the Ministry of External Affairs and Nigerian High commission has been informed.
The accused was charged by the cyber unit to allure the victim by befriending him through a fake FB id that he is from London. The accused told the victim that he has sent an iphone and 30,000 UK pounds.
Subsequently, victim also had a call that the parcel meant to him was intercepted by customs at Delhi airport and to release it, he has to deposit money. Victim kept on depositing money totaling 13 lakhs.
The accused was being interrogated and to be produced in the court soon. The duo duped a resident of Chamba and FIR was lodged in the matter in Himachal Pradesh Cyber unit.