Delhi Police Arrests Accused In Ex-CJI R M Lodha Fraud Case
Delhi police has made first arrest in ex-CJI R M Lodha fraud case reports The Indian Express.
Man is accused of cheating former Chief Justice of India of Rs. 1 lakh. A report in The Indian Express says that the accused namely Dinesh Mali was arrested from Udaipur on 7th of June. An ATM card has been recovered from his possession through which he had withdrawn the cheated amount. Police is yet to arrest his associate Mukesh, who is said to be at large and police is making all efforts to trace him.
Justice Lodha had filed a complaint in the office of Assistant Commissioner of Police EOW and Cyber Cell in Malviya Nagar police station saying that he was duped of Rs 1 lakh by a man who had hacked his friend's email account and had asked for help with money for medical treatment.
"I, on April 19, received a mail from the email ID of B.P. Singh that he required the immediate help of Rs 1 lakh for the treatment of his cousin brother as he (Singh) is unavailable over the phone. I immediately deposited Rs 1 lakh online in two transactions at the given account number," complaint read.
Justice Lodha had also said that he used to regularly correspond through email with Justice B.P. Singh. After the latter informed him that his mail account was hacked, he approached the Police and filed complaint.
It was further mentioned in the email that Justice Lodha has to send Rs 95, 000 or 1 lakh to a surgeon's bank account, details of which were contained therein. Justice Lodha had transferred money as per directions to an account held by a man named Dinesh Bali.