Yemeni man robbed of US$ 5,000 by fake police in Bengaluru | Bengaluru News – Times of India

Bengaluru: Three miscreants in the guise of police duped a 63-year-old man from Bengaluru. Yemen US$ 5,000 (Rs 4 lakh).
Majid Saif MaqbelHe was in the city for treatment on the night of April 30, on his way back to his hotel, when the trio encountered him at Empire Circle in East Bengaluru’s Kammanahalli.
Maqbel told the police that he landed in Bengaluru on April 22. “I was going back to my hotel at night when three men in a white car stopped me and said they were police officers. Not realizing they were conmen, I told them I was from there.” Yemen and came to the city for treatment. One of them searched me and found US$5,000 in my pocket. They said they will confiscate the cash and I can take it back after producing relevant documents. They got into the car,” read the Mokbel complaint copy.
Maqbel later realized that he had been duped and approached Banaswadi Police. “We have collected cctv The footage and will soon trace the suspects, said an investigating officer.