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Ref- Shakespeare Sarani P.S. / Detective Department Case no- 355 Date-15.12.17 U/s 120B/420/467/468/471 IPC and 14 A (b) Foreigners Amendment Act, 2004
BAHRS GLOBAL NEWS, 14 AUG 2019
Staff Reporter, New Delhi : NeParticulars of accused person arrested from New Delhi,Okafar Paul Chukwunweike @ Austinn George (38) S/o Simon Okafar of Behand Salihu Memorial Hospital, Brick House, Zuba, Abuja, Nigeria.Address in India: Plot no- 88F, Nehru Nagar, West Marred Pally, Maredpalle, Kasturbha Gandhi, Hyderabad, Telanngana-500026.
The instant case was recorded on the basis of written complaint of Utpal Sengupta (NRI) son of Lt. Dwijendra Lal Sengupta of 615, Magnolia Lane, Branchburg, New Jersey, USA and temporary address is Flat 9B, of 9, Mandevilla Gardens, Kolkata-700019.
The brief fact of the case is that in between 30/01/17 and 07/12/17 the unknown accused persons entered into a criminal conspiracy with others and in pursuant to that fraudulently transferred an amount Rs. 1.60 Crores (approx.) to different bank accounts in India from the account of the complainant at SBI NRI Branch at Chowringhee, by fictitious email instruction to the bank authority and misappropriated an amounted Rs. 1.60 Crores.
During investigation altogether 11 accused persons were arrested earlier from Kolkata and adjacent areas having their involvement into this case.
The name of this accused person was surfaced as prime aaccused from investigation in depth.
The accused person Okafar Paul Chukwunweike @ Austinn George obtained the email ID of the complainant by fraudulent means and siphoned off an amount Rs. 1.60 Crore from the account of the complainant and credited into four different accounts in India. This accused person is also one of the beneficiaries of the defrauded amount.
This accd, being a Nigeria National is staying in India without any valid visa and travel documents and frequently changing his place of stay.
Earlier he was stationed at Bengaluru then shifted to Hyderabad and lastly was staying at New Delhi wherefrom he was arrested.
He even obtained an Aadhar card by generating a fake Indian identity.
On 11.08.2019 he was arrested from Maidan Garhi PS area at New Delhi comes in Mehrouli locality.
The said accused person was brought in Transit Remand and was produced before the Ld CMM Court, Calcutta today. When the Ld Court was pleased to remand the accused person to PC till 20.08.2019.