UoH student held for ATM fraud

HYDERABAD: The cyber crime police on Thursday arrested a 24-year-old junior research fellow at Hyderabad Central university in connection with ATM fraud on campus. Police also seized two

Published: 23rd March 2012 03:07 AM  |   Last Updated: 16th May 2012 06:41 PM   |  A+A-

HYDERABAD: The cyber crime police on Thursday arrested a 24-year-old junior research fellow at Hyderabad Central university in connection with ATM fraud on campus.

Police also seized two laptops, seven mobile phones and other articles worth Rs 3.15 lakh from him.

According to police, the accused was involved in withdrawing amounts using ATM cards of others while purchasing goods online.

The accused has been identified as Prabhakar Yadav alias Munna alias Anil Kumar alias Ashish Yadav, junior research fellow in plant sciences, Hyderabad Central university and a native of Madihu village, Rampur Thana, Jaunpur district, Uttar Pradesh.

Pratap Reddy, ACP, cyber crime, Cyberabad said they had arrested Yadav at Maseedbanda where he resides.

He has been accused of four cases of ATM fraud.

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