New Delhi/Roopnagar, May 20 (IANS) Punjab police in Roopnagar district has arrested five persons for cheating a hotel owner on pretext of doubling the money in few days.
SSP of Roopnagar/Ropar Akhil Chaudhary said to media, accused Ikshit of Sirsa and Ankit from Bhiwani and Gurpreet Singh, Sachinpreet Sindhu and Rakesh Kumar of Mohali had been arrested and Rs 8.2 lakh has been recovered from them.
The police have registered a case and investigation is underway.
Akhil Chaudhary said, Munish Sethi, a resident of Morinda, Punjab had filed a complaint that the accused, have offered him high returns against his online investment in Espian Global Company (not related to ESPN Media) after which the action was taken and arrests were made.
The police initially said the accused ran a proxy of global gaming company but sources within police have revealed that during investigation, it came to the notice that Espian global is run by the same person as the accused in…