Conman from Delhi arrested for cheating people offering fake UAE currency for throwaway price

Pramesh S Jain & Yogesh K Porwar

The CCB officials on Saturday arrested a conman from Delhi for trying to cheat people offering fake UAE currency for throwaway price.

The accused Sheikh Imran and his wife Ruksana, presently on the run,used to approach businessmen and people who are planning to travel abroad and offered them to sell UAE dirham for Rs.12 against its actual price of Rs.22 .

The accused even hand over a genuine UAE currency to their target asking them to get it checked and claimed that they have huge amount of currency which is difficult for them to convert.

Based on a tip off, a team of CCB officials track down the accused for the last one week and arrested Imran from a house where he was staying in a rent for the last one month.

The accused has been taken into custody to probe further about his involvement in the similar cases .