One held for cheating people to provide car on lease

Hyderabad: Today, the sleuths of Commissioner’s Task Force apprehended one person, who cheated innocent people in the guise of providing car on lease by posting in OLX as “Xcent Taxi for Rahen” and recovered one lakh rupees from his possession.

The accused was identified as Mohd Mujahed Ali, 33, car driver of Yakuthpura and native of Mahbubnagar. Police said the accused came to Hyderabad in 2016 and purchased a car B.No.TS06UB 5830 (Hyundai Xcent) on installment basis and started working as car driver by keeping his car in UBER. Later, he started cheating gullible persons in the guise of providing car on rent by posting an in OLX.

In April this year, one Syed Chand Pasha of Gandipet approached him and took his Car (Sleek Silver colour) on lease for three months by paying Rs two lakh. As per the agreement Mohd Mujahed Ali shuld return the money after three months to the complainant. But on June 7, the accused called Syed Chand Pasha and told him that he would like to return money and take back his car and asked him to come to Shah Ghouse Hotel at Tolichowki.

Accordingly, on the same day, Syed Chand Pasha met the accused at Shah Ghouse Hotel, Tolichowki, where the accused sped away with the car. On a complaint, a case under Sections 406, 420 IPC was registered against the accused in Langer House PS. On a tip-off, the police nabbed the accused and recovered Rs one lakh from his possession. (NSS)