Duo du­pes shop­ping sites by re­turn­ing du­pli­cate boxes, nabbed

Hindustan Times ST (Mumbai) - HT Navi Mumbai Live - - NAVI MUMBAI -

KHARGHAR: Crime branch ar­rested two peo­ple af­ter they cheated on­line shop­ping sites. The ac­cused had re­turned phones which they re­ceived on or­der, claim­ing that the phones were not of the colour they or­dered. They had in fact re­placed the phones in the de­liv­ery boxes and re­turned du­pli­cate boxes. Fol­low­ing in­ves­ti­ga­tions, se­nior police in­spec­tor of cen­tral unit, Belapur, Jagdish Kulka­rni, man­aged to ar­rest a woman Anita Kulka­rni, 49, a res­i­dent of Su­dar­shan Na­gar in Dom­bivli within 48 hours on March 1. Fol­low­ing in­for­ma­tion pro­vided to her, the prime ac­cused Mobin Yusuf Ma­ha­fule, 24, a res­i­dent of Raz­zaq Manzil in Na­gapa, Mum­bai was ar­rested on March 25. Police have re­cov­ered 17 iPhone mo­bile hand­sets worth Rs 8,16,000 and are in­ves­ti­gat­ing sim­i­lar cases of fraud the duo might have pulled off on other sites.

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