Nagpur: A man was arrested for allegedly posing as an office bearer of a national party in Delhi who duped an aspirant to the tune of Rs 10 lakh while offering him job of a pilot, police said on Sunday. Vinod Laxman Nagrale, 45, a resident of Indora locality in north city area, posed as an office-bearer of All India Congress Committee (AICC) and got in touch with one Anant Dakshindas here.
Nagrale gave Anant his visiting cards and showed letter heads while offering to help his son get an appointment as a pilot with some airline. The conman was in touch with Anant between June 16, 2010 and February 16 2012, they said.
The accused allegedly sent fictitious email communication and issued a fake appointment letter to the complainant and took Rs 10,90,000 from him, police said. Later, on learning that he had been cheated, Dakshindas lodged a police complaint.
A police team nabbed the cheat from Delhi earlier last week. He was produced before a local court here yesterday which remanded him in police custody till March 25, police added.