A 32-year-old Nigerian national, who cheated several people
by promising to deliver kidneys for transplantation, was arrested by the
Kolkata police in Bengaluru on Tuesday, deccanherald reports.
David Ujma Uba was arrested for cheating nearly 20 people and duping them of Rs 3 crore.
stayed in Kolkata, created a fake hospital website and issued an
advertisement, asking people to contact him regarding kidneys for those
requiring transplantation. However, he failed to deliver the kidneys,
even after the money was transferred to his bank account.
said within a span of one month, the Nigerian cheated nearly 20
patients. The victims registered a complaint with the Kolkata cyber
crime police about the fraud in April. After knowing that police are
after him, he moved to Tamil Nadu.
Tracing his call detail
records (CDR), the police reached Tamil Nadu. But, Uba came to Bengaluru
four days ago and was staying at his friend’s house at Nagenahalli
Dinne near Kothanur.
Tracking the CDR, the Kolkata police reached
his friend’s house on Tuesday, arrested Uba and took him to Kolkata the
same night for interrogation.
His gadgets, including a lenovo laptop and some Nokia phones were reportedly recovered from him.