THANE: Three individuals had been arrested in Navi Mumbai on Friday for allegedly dishonest migrants labourers by promising them seats within the Shramik Particular ferrying stranded individuals in the course of the coronavirus-induced lockdown, police stated.
The three, recognized as Hassan Sayyed, hawker Raghavendra Gupta and fruit-seller Irfan Mahigir, duped 9 labourers from Vadghar close to right here and 14 from Mandangad in Ratnagiri, who had reached Panvel railway station on foot to board a practice leaving for Bihar on Friday, Inspector Ajaykumar Landge of Panvel police station stated.
“They collected cash from the 23 individuals and requested them to attend as they made preparations on the practice. Nevertheless, police managed to identify the 23 individuals and in addition ensured they obtained seats on the practice leaving for Bihar. A sum of Rs 3,000 was seized from the three arrested accused,” he added.