Hyderabad: The Rachakonda cyber crime police on Friday arrested three Nepali nationals involved in a Rs. 86 lakh investment fraud.
The three have been identified as Gopal Sherpa (24), Sushil Gurung (29), and NimaTamang (24) of Kathmandu, Nepal.
The police seized 53 mobile phones, 215 SIM cards, Rs. 1 lakh cash, eight checkbooks, and 12 ATM cards. The cops have also frozen bank accounts worth Rs. 10 lakhs.
On 22 October, Bhanothu Kiran Kumar of Ghatkesar filed a complaint stating that in September he was lured by cyber fraudsters to invest Rs. 86 lakhs by promising huge returns. He transferred the amount to different bank accounts provided by the fraudsters. Later when he could not withdraw his investment, he realized that he had been cheated. Based on his complaint, a case was registered at the Rachakonda cyber crime police station.
The cyber crime team analyzed the bank accounts and CDRs of the suspected fraudsters and zeroed in on the gang operating from Siliguri, West Bengal. On 3…