A young man was cheated with 5 lakh by threatening him with an MD drugs parcel in his name.
The complainant Mustafa Shabbir Saifi is an engineer by profession. He is a resident of Kumbharpura in Tehsil Police Station limits. he had received a call from an unknown mobile number in which the caller identified himself as a Mumbai Police officer.
The accused told him that a parcel in his name had been seized in which 150 grams of MD drugs were found and irregular transactions had taken place in his account and it was also related to Hawala. By threatening action, the cyber criminals then forced him to deposit Rs 5 lakh in their account.
However, out of fear, Mustafa had also deposited Rs 5 lakh in the bank account. After this, the accused were demanding more money due to which he came to know about the fraud and complained about it to the police. Police have registered a case and started an investigation.