Two UP Men Arrested In Goa For Selling Glass Cases As ‘Mobile Phones’

Panaji: Two persons from Uttar Pradesh were arrested in Panaji on Saturday for selling ‘mobile phones’ which were allegedly glass-topped cases placed in black pouches, police said.

The names of the persons arrested in the state capital are Arvind Varma alias Bittu (27) from Shamli and Sarfaraz Qureshi (23) from Baghpat in Uttar Pradesh.

“The gang were cheating people under the pretext of selling mobiles at a cheap price and in return giving glass plates in black coloured packed pouches, which resembled mobile phones,” a Goa Police spokesperson said.

The accused have been arrested and booked under sections 379 (theft) and 420 (cheating) of the Indian Penal Code.