Published On : Tue, Apr 23rd, 2019

2 conmen trying to sell fake gold arrested in MIDC

Nagpur: Two conmen who were trying to sell half kg fake gold to a gullible person have been arrested by MIDC police.

A team of MIDC police was on patrol duty when they received information that two suspicious persons were trying to cheat a man by selling him half kg fake gold at Rs 2 lakh. The two conmen won the confidence of the man and provoking him to purchase the gold at such a low cost. Acting swiftly, the team of cops reached the spot and trapped the two miscreants. The two accused have been identified as Shyam Ramesh Solanki (26) and Lalu Shankar Solanki (28), both residents of Devikant Nagar, Pipla Phata.

On the basis of complaint lodged by the unidentified ‘customer,’ MIDC cops have booked the two conmen under relevant sections of IPC and put them behind bars after procuring their police remand. Further probe is underway.

The arrest was made by PSI Ajay Jadhav, NPCs Nitin Bobde, Mangesh Gavai under the guidance of DCP Zone 1 Vivek Masal, ACP Sidharth Shinde, Senior PI Bharat Kshirsagar and Second PI Rajesh Pukle.