Puri, Dec 18 (LocalWire): The Odisha Crime Branch on Tuesday said they have arrested two persons, including a Nigerian national, from Delhi for allegedly duping a woman.
The accused defrauded Rs 41 lakh from the woman hailing from Puri city of Odisha on the pretext of sending her a gift containing a huge amount of money, laptops and ornaments after making friendship with her through Facebook.
The woman had deposited the money on several occasions in different accounts of the accused.
The arrested have been identified as Nwabueze Vincet (35) of Nigeria and Piyush Arya (22) of East Babarpur.
The crime branch brought them to Bhubaneswar on a three-day remand and produced before Puri Sub Divisional Judicial Magistrate (SDJM) court on Monday.