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Two cheats arrested in 25-year-old case

delhi Updated: Jun 05, 2016 07:36 IST

NEW DELHI: Two cheats have been arrested by the Crime Branch of Delhi Police in a 25-year-old case of theft and cheating.

Rohtas Kanwar, 55, and Hari Narayan, 53, were apprehended recently by a team of Crime Branch, from Rajiv Chowk Metro station, said Ravindra Yadav, joint commissioner (Crime) of police.

The have been arrested in a 25-year-old case of theft-cum-cheating in which they allegedly stole bank cheque from the office of a travel agent and encashed it, added the officer.

They have been convicted in two other cases, one of which was also investigated by the CBI.

The first case involved “stealing” Kisan Vikas Patra(KVP) worth crores from a train.

“The duo along with their associates were involved in a case of theft of Kisan Vikas Patra worth crores of rupees, being transported to treasury, from a train in 1999. They also managed to encash the KVPs to the tune of Rs 1.50 crore,” the officer said.

First Published: Jun 05, 2016 07:36 IST