Sunday, June 6, 2010

CASE BOX

April 14

| Chintan Dalal, 26, a resident of Bodakdev, met a girl online and proposed to marry her. Dalal was already married. When the girl realised this, she refused to have any relations with him. It drove him to create her fake profile describing her as a sex worker with her number. He was nabbed when he tried to do this for the fourth time in a row.

March 28

| Kushal (name changed), a former student of Gandhinagar DPS, sent a friend her morphed photographs and asked her to furnish Rs 1 lakh in a day. He had used his teacher’s computer and mobile phone connection to send eight emails to the girl. He was nabbed from Shahibaug.

March 17

| A credit card fraud gang of eight, including five youngsters, was busted where the youths used duplicate magnetic strips to shop using other people’s credit card numbers. The youths from Karnataka, Goa and Gujarat had siphoned off more than Rs 50 lakh in six months.

March 13

| Shaktisinh Parmar, 31, employee of a bank outsourcing company, misused customer information. He along with an intern Mayank Panchal, 21, would go to the customers’ houses, collect their credit cards with a promise to return them with higher credit limit. The duo was caught with goods worth Rs 93,550 purchased using other people’s credit cards.

Dec 2, 2009

| Gaurav Gandhi alias Rahul, 26, was caught by city police officials for sending two SMSes randomly to citizens, warning them of blasts at eight prominent locations in the city. The messages sent police in tizzy. Gandhi had used a SIM issued on his girlfriend’s brother’s name as he wanted to teach him a lesson.

Nov 13, 2009

| Gaurav Joshi, 26, an executive in an Ankleshwarbased company was held for making lewd profile of his colleague on a social networking site. Joshi had been sacked from his previous company after having clicked the woman’s pictures without her knowledge. He wanted to take revenge for his removal.

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