Mayank Jain, a Gurugram-based IT professional had been searching for oxygen cylinders for his Covid-19 positive friend who has been admitted to a local hospital. Mayank Jain has been working from his hometown Jaipur in Rajasthan since the onset of the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic.

In order to find leads on oxygen resources for his friend, he joined a WhatsApp group where his friends had been sharing leads to help him in this crisis.

He had received a quote of Rs 27,500 for a 50 kg cylinder from one of the oxygen suppliers. He had received his contact details on the WhatsApp group. Mayank Jain contacted the supplier who refused to entertain his request if he wasn’t paid in advance.

“I told him that I would pay the cash on delivery because I sensed a possible fraud,” Mayank Jain told India Today TV.

However, on Friday, things changed when he was told that his friend’s Oxygen Saturation (SpO2) had dropped down to 80, and the temporary oxygen…

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