GANGTOK: Telangana Police have arrested seven men, Ajay Kumar Shah, Jitendra Kumar Pandit, Vijay Shah, Mohammad Nur Alam, Binod Shah, Rakesh Kumar, and Sajan Haldar for allegedly running a fraud and illegal business through a dating app.
According to police sources, these individuals along with alleged kingpins Santu Das, Meenakshi Das (Mampi) and Debashish Mukherjee who have so far evaded arrest, used to earn big amounts from customers on the pretext of providing special dating benefits.
A complaint in that regard was lodged at a Cyberabad police station in Telangana. Following this, a special police team investigated the racket whose links were found all the way to be in Siliguri. Telangana police with the assistance of the Siliguri Police Commissionerate successfully nabbed seven men and several more names have come up in this regard.
Besides this, police have also received a list regarding various friendship clubs and illegal call centers in Ashrampara, Punjabi para, Pradhan Nagar, Matigara, and other places.