Hyderabad: Gang held for duping Flipkart; goods, cash worth 13 lakh seized

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One laptop, 21 mobile phones worth Rs 7.10 lakh and Rs 6.50 lakh were recovered.

Warangal: Warangal police on Monday arrested four gangsters who duped Flipkart and recovered stolen goods and cash worth Rs 13,60,000. One laptop, 21 mobile phones worth Rs 7.10 lakh and Rs 6.50 lakh were recovered.

The four gang members, G. Srinivasulu Reddy, M.D. Fajluddin, J. Ashok Kumar, and Sayyad Jaleel belong to Nellore. They used to work for Flipkart in Nellore and identified some loopholes.

The gang used to create fake profiles and order items. Later, they would  ask for replacement of the product saying that it is faulty. During this process they change the original product and return a fake one.

One of the gangsters registered himself as an assistant professor of Kakatiya University, ordered a product and duped Flipkart. Flipkart filed a complaint at the KU police station. A team lead by crime ACP K. Eshwar Rao nabbed all the four.

Youth held for cheating
A man was arrested by the Chandrayanagutta police on Monday for writing the exam for his friend. Police said that as Shivshankar had backlogs and could not clear them his friend Linga tried to write the exam for him.

Shivshankar Patalay, 26, did engineering at the NRI Engineering College in Kandukur but had backlogs in the final year. As he was not able to clear it he requested his friend Dharavath Linga, a final year engineering student of Gurunanak Engineering College, to write the examination for him.

On Monday, Linga came to the examination centre at Aurora Engineering College to take examination. “Invigilators found him while checking hall tickets,” SI M. Srinivas Rao, said. A case of cheating was registered against Linga and he was produced before court. A hunt is on to nab Shivshankar.

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