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Gujarat: 2 held for Rs 1.13 cr oxygen concentrator scam


Days after two Ahmedabad-based businessmen were duped of Rs 1.13 crore in a deal for oxygen concentrators, police arrested two persons from Gir Somnath and Kutch

Bhuj on Thursday who had allegedly promised delivery of over 3,500 concentrators and taken 10% advance from the victims.

According to police, an FIR was lodged at Ahmedabad Cyber Crime Police Station on Wednesday after businessman Nirav Lal, who owns a unit engaged in the production and sale of X-ray machinery, and his acquaintance Kaushik Shah allegedly paid Rs 1.13 crore to one Ankit Vala, director of Atomdas Private Limited in Ahmedabad, for import shipment of 3,500 oxygen concentrators of 10 and 5 litres capacity.

The accused had switched off his phone after receiving 10% advance payment from the victims in the second week of May.

On Thursday, the Ahmedabad Cyber Crime Cell arrested Ankit Kumar Vala (27), a resident of Kodinar in Gir Somnath, and Saurabh Jain (25), a…

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