New Delhi, Sep 3 (PTI) A 25-year-old man and his uncle were arrested for allegedly duping people on an e-commerce website, police said on Thursday.
According to a police complaint lodged by Sanjeev Maan, a man posing as an Army official approached him for buying house products he had posted on the e-commerce website.
The accused told Mann that he is sending money by a QR code and asked him to scan that code. As soon as the complainant scanned the QR code, Rs 1,76,500 was deducted from his bank account, police said.
A case was registered at Shahdara police station on the basis of the complaint, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Shahdara) Amit Sharma said.
Police analysed the account details and arrested Imran, a resident of Sector-17 in Faridabad. During interrogation, he told police about his two accomplices.
Subsequently, a raid was conducted in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura and Imran's uncle Liyakat was apprehended, the DCP said.
Efforts were underway to nab their accomplice, police added. PTI NIT SNE SNE