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Nigerian Man And Girlfriend Who Duped Over 50 People Arrested In India



A Nigerian Man and his lover have been apprehended by the police after duping over 50 people on social media.

Naija News gathered that the arrest took place on Monday, November 29.

Faridabad police stated that the couple has over 50 fraud complaint lodged against them.

The suspects identified as Chinonso Roy and his girlfriend, Sangeeta, were arrested alongside two other people Ajay Kumar and Atif Ali

They would often befriend people on Facebook and ask for some money while promising costly gifts and foreign currency in return.

Narender Kadiyan, deputy commissioner of the Faridabad revealed that the Nigerian national whose visa had expired and was in the country illegally formed a crime syndicate with the help of a Delhi woman.

He said: “Akata and Sangeeta created fake social media profiles and befriended people by posing as women. They would tell the victims that they are visiting India along with their siblings to meet them to finalise the wedding.

“Later, the victims used to receive calls from a man posing as customs officer who would inform them that the duo are caught with valuables worth several lakhs of rupees and they have to pay custom duty for their release,”

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