45 jewellery shops raided in six cities of Odisha

MBA student from Bengaluru arrested for cheating jewellers

Bhubaneswar: A special squad of the Commissionerate Police on Sunday arrested an MBA student of Bengaluru from a five-star hotel in Bhubaneswar on the charges of cheating jewellery store owners in several parts of Odisha.

The accused allegedly duped jewellers of lakhs of rupees with ‘fake money debit messages’ on his mobile phone.

As per reports, the accused bought gold ornaments from various jewellery shops in the state by introducing himself as an Income Tax Officer.

For payment, he used to opt UPI mode but displays a fake money debit message on his mobile phone to deceive the seller.