Brothers-in-law duo held for cheating distributors of more than Rs 1 crore
New Delhi: Two persons, (brothers-in-law) involved in cheating over 15 distributors of their money, arrested from Unnav in UP, Delhi Police claimed on Monday.
Around Rs 16.15 kakh recovered from their possession. The accused were identified as Rajesh and Sushil.
On December 18, complainant Ravi Malhotra gave his written complaint wherein he alleged that Rajesh along with his brother-in-law Sushil and others associates was in whole sale business of cold drinks, juice, chocolates, mineral water.
"The accused used to purchase goods from several company distributers and sale the same to local dealer/traders. They are doing this business since last five years and well known to the complainant and other distributors," police
The investigating agency further claimed that in the month of December 2018, the accused purchased goods in heavy quantity from the distributors on credit and sold the same to local dealers, traders on cheap price and not paid bills of distributors.
"By this way, alleged person cheated several distributor of Delhi and NCR and cheated amount is more than Rs One Crore," said Delhi Police press statement.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (South East) Chinmoy Biswal stated that the team constituted under the supervision inspector Kuldeep Singh (SHO/Govindpuri) and Anant Mittal (ACP/Kalkaji) arrested Rajesh from Unnav and initially over six lakh rupees recovered from his possession.
"Further, co-accused Sushil was also apprehended and Rs 9,35,000 were also recovered from his house. Till now, 16 shopkeepers came forward and given their complaint," said DCP Biswal.
Police claimed that Rajesh in 2013 had started his own business of supply of cold drinks, juice, chocolates and mineral water in south Delhi area.