Friday, May 15, 2009

Manipuri student arrested for online fraud - - 15 May 2009

A Manipuri student has been arrested in Pune on charges of cheating students from Fiji studying in Uttar Pradesh of money after telling them they had won a lottery, police said Friday.

Khangya Kasan, 20, was held Thursday after a complaint from the Fijians studying in Faizabad in Uttar Pradesh who lost about Rs.42,000 after they deposited it in a bank in response to an email.

Deputy Superintendent of Police Rajesh Pandey told IANS: 'We were looking for the fraudster for months.'

The police arrested Kasan after finding out that it was he who operated the bank account into which Rs.42,000 was deposited by the Fijians.

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