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THREE INCLUDING TWO NIGERIANS ARRESTED IN `LOTTERY FRAUD’ CASE

Lottery-Fraud

Karimnagar: The police have arrested three persons including two Nigerians for allegedly duping a B Tech student through an online lottery fraud.

Karimnagar Superintendent of Police D Joel Davis said that Vodnala Sai Tej (19), a student of first year B Tech at Basanth Nagar village in Karimnagar district, was duped of Rs 15,000 by unknown fraudsters.

He was told he had won an online lottery named Chevrolet Auto mobile lottery, and needed to pay some `processing fee’ to claim the amount. After depositing the money, he realised that he had been cheated.

Police had sent out teams to Delhi, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh for investigation. Police arrested two Nigerian nationals, namely, Teddi Milan and Kelvin, and another man called Mohammad Asim in Delhi and seized Rs 2.29 lakh cash, two laptops, nine mobile phones and several credit and debit cards. They were produced before the media here on Saturday.

Police were looking for some more persons, the DSP said.

PTI

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