3 detained for cheating holder of Rs 24 lakh insurance policy

Haryana Police have arrested three gang members, including two women from the National Capital Region (NCR), for allegedly deceiving an insurance policy holder on behalf of giving
maturity benefits.

Sharing details on Friday, a Haryana Police spokesman said the police had launched an investigation after receiving a complaint from a victim in Bhiwani district. The gang tricked Ramniwas, a resident of Nunsar, Behal out of Rs 24 lakh into luring him on the pretext of giving at maturity the benefit of the life insurance policy which the victim had taken out in the year 2018 .

The arrested defendants were identified as Anshu, a resident of Meerut (Uttar Pradesh), Somya from Bharatpur (Rajasthan) and Ashutosh from Noida (Uttar Pradesh). The two accused women were arrested in Delhi, while another accused was arrested in Surajpur, Noida.

“Investigation so far has revealed that the gang member posed as employees of the insurance company and called the victim promising hefty benefits when due on the insurance policy” , said the spokesperson.

Meanwhile, five days after the robbery worth Rs 24 lakh, Haryana police arrested three people and recovered from their possession Rs 15 lakh in silver and gold jewelry which they had stolen from a house in Shahabad, Kurukshetra district.

Sharing the news today, a Haryana Police Spokesperson informed that Kururkshetra Police received a complaint from a person regarding the theft of Rs 24 lakh in cash and jewelry while he was not at home.

The arrested defendants were identified as Amit alias Goldy, a resident of Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh, Neeraj alias Monu from Pipli and Avtar alias Kala from Thanesar region.

The arrested accused had also committed nine thefts in Shahabad and Thanesar areas. Several cases of robbery, theft and under the law on weapons have already been registered against them in various police stations. The main defendant Amit also holds the police escape record while presented in court, the spokesman said.