Nagaland: Fake call centre racket busted in Dimapur for duping Americans

Nagaland: Fake call centre racket busted in Dimapur for duping Americans

PTI | Dimapur, Sep 24, 2018

The police busted a fake call centre racket at Dimapur in Nagaland and arrested 20 people for duping American citizens posing as revenue officers, a senior police officer said Monday.

Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), Dimapur Zone-II, Vishal said that based on specific information, police team raided a place and arrested 20 persons including six women.

Sixteen of them have been released on bail while four main accused are still in judicial custody, the DCP said quoting a delayed police report.

While probing the case, Special Investigation Team (SIT) had also arrested two main accused Ajit Kumar Ray and Anirban Gupta from Kolkata on September 15. The duo have been brought to Dimapur and is being kept under judicial remand, he said.

The call centre which started functioning in the month of June 2018 had made a transaction of around Rs 30-35 lakh, the DCP said, adding further investigations are on.

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