Kathua residents duped of Rs 6.7 lakh; scammer duo from Maharashtra held

A file photo of district jail in JK's Kathua

Kathua: Two persons from Thane district of Maharashtra were arrested for online frauds of around Rs6.7 lakh with some residents of Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday, police said.

In a statement, a police spokesperson said that a laptop and seven mobile phones were recovered from their possession.

Parsanna Iyer and Dipin Sarkar of Thane district of Maharashtra were arrested following investigation into a complaint lodged at Billawar Police Station in Kathua against two unidentified persons for their involvement in online fraud.

They were arrested by a team led by Billawar Station House Officer Inspector Jatinder Singh, the spokesman added.

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