Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s daughter Harshita has allegedly been duped of Rs 34,000 by a person, who approached her as a purchaser on an e-commerce platform, the place she had put up a settee on sale, police mentioned on Monday.
An FIR beneath the related sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) has been registered on the Civil Traces police station beneath north district of the Delhi Police on Sunday after a criticism was obtained on this regard, they mentioned.
In line with the police, the sufferer had put up a settee on the market on an e-commerce platform. She was approached by a person who confirmed curiosity in making the acquisition. To verify if the account particulars shared by her had been appropriate, he initially transferred a minimal amount of cash into her account.
Subsequently, the person despatched a QR code to the vendor and requested her to scan it in order that the quantity fastened beneath the deal might be transferred to her account however as an alternative, Rs 20,000 acquired deducted from her account when she adopted the directions of the customer, a senior police officer mentioned.
When she enquired about it, the person claimed that he had despatched a mistaken QR code by mistake and despatched one other hyperlink to her, asking her to observe the identical process. However once more an quantity of Rs 14,000 acquired deducted from the vendor’s account when she scanned the QR code, the officer mentioned.
“Based mostly on the criticism obtained, we’ve got registered an FIR beneath the related sections of the IPC. An investigation has been initiated and we try to hint the suspect,” he added.