Mumbai/Guwahati : The sleuths of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption bureau (V&AC) of Assam Police jointly with the help of Mumbai police arrested two Turkish nationals from Mumbai on charges of ATM frauds in Assam. The duo Idgi Imrah and Abdul Haleque are currently under the custody of Colaba police 8-10 blank ATM cards and a laptop were recovered from their possession.
According to Guwahati Commissioner of Police Deepak Kumar, on receipt of information of skimmer machines, spy cameras installed at ATM booths they had launched a search operation and accordingly detected the devices at three ATM booths in Guwahati – Beltola, Lachit Nagar and Hatigaon.
The police informed that the modus operandi of the duo was to enter an unguarded ATM booth and install the skimmer machine, spy camera and clone ATM cards. They withdrew the money in Mumbai.
The Turkish duo came to India on tourist visa and stayed in Guwahati as well. “A lot of investigations are going on and we are keeping a hawk eye on all the activities,” added Guwahati CP.