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Notorious cheater nabbed and Rs 33 lakhs worth 9 camera and 14 lens seized

Notorious cheater nabbed and Rs 33 lakhs worth 9 camera and 14 lens seized

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 01 Mar 2019, 11:51 am

Bengaluru, Mar 1 (UNI/IBNS) Police have nabbed a notorious cheater and recovered from him Rs 33 lakhs worth 9 Cannon cameras and 14 costly lens.

Police said on Friday that the arrested Asaf Khan, posing as a professional photographer, used to take on hire for 4 to 5 days costly cameras and putting them on sale through OLX and selling to lead a luxury life.

High Grounds police, posing as customer, nabbed him when he was trying to sell a Mark Four 5 D Cannon Camera worth about Rs 2.5 lakhs and Rs 1 lakhs worth lens taken on hire from a seller Pramod. He had also taken on hire from a shop owned by Pravin Shetty Rs 2.5 lakhs worth Cannon 5 D camera and Lens together worth about Rs four lakhs and had sold them after putting them on sale through OLX.

Further it was revealed during investigation that he was mentioning in the OLX that he badly needed cash for his sister's marriage and hence he is selling the Camera and Lens.

Asaf Khan was used to cheat the Camera sellers by producing fake ID cards to show that he was a professional photographer.

High Grounds Police have registered a case and investigating.