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Man buys bike online, taken for Rs 4L ride

MUMBAI: A man from Jaipur was once arrested on Sunday for allegedly duping a Saki Naka resident of Rs 3.56 lakh after he put out an advert on a web based platform for the sale of a two-wheeler. The accused, Ravindrakumar Baswal (22), who claimed to be an Army guy, had agreed to sell the motorcycle of “Rs 50,000 worth” at part its worth, said an respectable from Saki Naka police station.

The complainant, Prashant Kumar (24), who came around the advert in March had contacted Baswal who requested him to make an e-payment to a particular checking account at at Govindgarh in Jaipur district, said the police.

However, after that, Baswal stored hard more cash as charges for “clearance” to move the two-wheeler. In his grievance, Kumar has said: “I got trapped within the internet and went on paying without realizing that the real worth for a brand spanking new motorcycle is round Rs50,000... Despite the series of transactions, the two-wheeler was once not delivered.” Suspecting one thing amiss, Kumar said he approached the police.

Baswal was once traced from his photo with the financial institution the place the fee were made, said senior inspector Kishore Sawant. Baswal has been sent to custody, said sub-inspector Sunil Shinde.

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