Hojai Police arrested four dreaded cyber criminals from Jogighopa town located in Bongaigaon district on October 21st, 2019.
The four of them have been identified as Abdulla Shiekh, his father Ajhar Ali, Asmad Ali and Mostak Ali. The four of them hail from Salantapara in Bongaigaon.
Over 100 sim cards, 20 mobile phones, laptops, desktop, thousands of papers related to the district Panchayat, documents belonging to several government offices, other items were seized from their possession.
According to the Hojai police, the group was also involved in duping a man to the tune of Rs 2.5 lakh in the popular global online marketplace, OLX.
“They first posted an ad of selling a vehicle at the OLX site, lured the customer with profitable benefits and looted him off his money,” said Ankur Jain, Hojai Superintendent of Police while addressing the media.
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