Conmen market ‘Aladdin’s lamp’ to medical doctor for Rs 31 lakh 2 arrested

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Two males have been arrested in Uttar Pradesh for allegedly duping a physician by marketing him ‘Aladdin’s lamp’ for Rs 31 lakh. The sufferer claimed that the conmen also managed to summon a ‘genie’ from the lamp to convince him.

The sufferer, determined as Dr LA Khan, filed a complaint with the Meerut law enforcement on October 25, stating that two gentlemen – Ikramuddin and Anees – cheated him of Rs 31 lakh.

According to Khan, he achieved the accused when he began procedure of a lady, who they introduced as their mother, according to a report in NDTV.


“I commenced visiting their household to address the mom they released as their mother. The visits continued for in excess of a month. Little by little they commenced telling me about a godman whom they claimed also visited their house. They started brainwashing me and asked me to meet this baba. I achieved him inevitably,” Dr Khan said in his complaint.

“They explained to me they would offer me a ‘chirag’ for Rs 1.5 crore but I could only provide Rs 31 lakh down payment. They instructed me this lamp would convey wealth, health and fitness and excellent fortune. They explained this is ‘Aladdin ka chirag’,” Dr Khan included.

The target more explained that the moment ‘Aladdin’ made an appearance in entrance of him, but later he realised that a person of the accused was dressed up as ‘Aladdin’.

Soon after the grievance, the police arrested Ikramuddin and Anees and seized the golden-colored lamp.

“We observed that the exact guys went to other residences also and cheated several households in the identify of ‘tantra vidya’. We have discovered the involvement of a few persons so considerably, of which two have been arrested. A woman is on the operate,” Amit Rai, a senior Meerut police official, was quoted as declaring.

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