By writer to www.indiatoday.in
Two males have been arrested for allegedly duping a Mumbai-based surgeon of Rs 10 lakh on the pretext of getting his kidney transplant finished at a distinguished hospital in Delhi.
Vipin Kumar (21) and Rohit Kumar Yadav (27), each residents of UP, have been arrested on October 19.
“The 2 males had earlier additionally duped a number of different individuals from Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi and Haryana on the pretext of getting them medical therapy at hospitals within the nationwide capital,” the police mentioned.
In keeping with the cellphone information and chats, the accused defrauded about 5 individuals and have been in contact with greater than 50 individuals, the police added.
The Mumbai-based surgeon is affected by a congenital illness of each kidneys for which a nephrologist had suggested him for a kidney transplant.
The duo duped the surgeon of Rs 10 lakh on the pretext of getting his kidney transplant finished at a distinguished hospital in south Delhi, the police mentioned.
Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime) Alok Kumar mentioned the surgeon approached the Delhi Police’s Crime Department with a grievance.
Via an commercial, the surgeon got here in touch with Vipin Kumar who launched himself as Karan, in response to the grievance.
The 2 met in August and a deal for surgical procedure was finalised at Rs 22 lakh. The accused demanded Rs 6 lakh as advance for getting the kidney transplant finished right here in Delhi and after dialogue, the surgeon gave him Rs 3.5 lakh.
The accused knowledgeable the surgeon that his surgical procedure had been fastened at a distinguished hospital for October 17.
In September and October, Vipin Kumar took Rs 6 lakh extra from the surgeon for getting his therapy finished on the hospital.
“A day earlier than the surgical procedure, he known as Dr Rajiv outdoors a distinguished south Delhi hospital and demanded Rs 5 lakh on the pretext of paying the physician for beginning the process. The surgeon gave Rs 5 lakh to Karan. Later, the accused suggested him and his spouse to go in the direction of the hospital to begin the admission course of however refused to come back together with them,” the officer mentioned.
When the surgeon reached the hospital, he discovered that there was no reserving in his identify and the accused’s cellphone was switched off, he mentioned.
Through the investigation, the police workforce discovered that Karan’s actual identify was Vipin.
“A entice was laid and Vipin Kumar was picked up by the Crime Department on October 19 from Kanpur. At his occasion, his affiliate was picked up from Pratapgarh, Uttar Pradesh,” he added.
Vipin Kumar, who used to work as an accountant in Sangam Vihar, had misplaced his job because of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Vipin and Yadav had created a faux profile on Fb, the place they posted ads about kidney-related points, the officer mentioned.
“Vipin Kumar had launched Yadav as the driving force of a health care provider at a personal hospital in Delhi. One other faux Fb profile was created by them within the identify of Vijay Kumar they usually chatted by way of messenger with the sufferer,” he mentioned.
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