Police nabs man who sold costly rented cars on OLX

The cars -- an Audi and a Fortuner -- have been recovered from Dabas, a notorious cheater, they said.   

Published: 18th February 2017 01:11 AM  |   Last Updated: 18th February 2017 01:26 AM   |  A+A-

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GURUGRAM:  A man has been arrested here for allegedly selling costly cars like Audi and Fortuner on OLX after obtaining them on rent from their owners using forged documents, police said today.

The accused, Ajay Dabas, a resident of Jhajjar in Haryana, was arrested from Basai village last evening following a tip-off that he was hunting for client to sell two luxury cars, the Crime Branch police said.

The cars -- an Audi and a Fortuner -- have been recovered from Dabas, a notorious cheater, they said.     "Dabas was actively reselling such cars after taking real cars owner in confidence.

He hired cars on rent for running them in private MNCs from the owners on the pretext of giving them good amount in return and gave them agreements on his fake identity card such as Adhaar card, voter card, cheques of forge bank accounts.

"After obtaining cars, he would switch off his phone numbers," Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Crime Sumit Kumar said.

He then used to sell them on 'OLX', a popular classifieds portal, to get easy money. He has sold many cars in Noida, Mumbai and Delhi through the marketing website, Kumar said.

"On questioning, Dabas told police that he was actively involved in this crime from last year to live a lavish life and to spend lakhs of money on his girlfriend," the DCP said.

He has a good knowledge of computer and has studied till class XII. He made forge documents on the basis of scanner, police said.     He was earlier arrested by Gurugram police in a share market cheating case.

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