In a dramatic operation, Bajali Police arrested three frauds involved in several cases including theft at Pathsala in Assam’s Bajali district.
The police recovered cash, several ATM cards, gold jewelry and a stolen four-wheeler car with the registration No AS01-ET-4033 from the possession of the frauds at Pathsala near the HDFC and AXIS banks.
The three frauds have been identified as Sirajul Haque, Rafikul Islam and Ramesh Ali.
“The police after receiving information and complaints from the victims became alert and were able to arrest the three culprits involved in such anti-social activities,” said Dharmendra Kumar Das, the Bajali superintendent of police.
The Bajali police chief informed that an old man complained that his ATM card was replaced by a person in an ATM kiosk and more than one lakh was withdrawn from his bank account a few days back.
“They divert the minds of innocent people to loot money,” the Bajali superintendent of police said.
Police said the frauds replace ATM cards of the customers with similar ones available with them, who seek help from other people in an ATM kiosk.
Later, the culprits confessed to having committed such activities in Pathsala and neighbouring areas before the people.