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Freedom 251 fame Mohit Goel arrested by police in Rs 200 Crore dry fruits fraud

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New Delhi: Do you keep in mind Freedom 251 fame Mohit Goel? A tech organisation that in 2016 made international headlines after claiming to launch the world’s least expensive smartphone at a worth of Rs 251.
Noida Police arrested two officers of a shopper items import-export firm who’re accused of duping billions of rupees from 1000’s of individuals throughout the nation by tricking suppliers, officers mentioned on Monday.
Mohit Goel one of many two arrested on this case in Noida on Sunday night close to Meghdootam Park in Sector 51. Police have seized three telephones, 60-kilogram dry fruits, an Audi automotive, an Innova.

The firm, Dubai Dry Fruits and Spices Hub”, had a frontal enterprise of import and export of fast-moving shopper items (FMCGs) with an opulent company workplace within the industrial hub of Sector 62 in Noida.
Additional Commissioner of Police (Law and Order) Love Kumar mentioned the corporate has duped cash from a number of folks and an FIR was lodged in opposition to it in December.
According to police, Company used to buy dry fruits and spices from wholesalers by quoting a better worth however had been later not paying them cash. They then used to promote the products within the open market.

The firm has thus far duped greater than 500 folks in dry fruits fraud throughout the nation. Police mentioned that they’ve obtained complaints from folks in Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.
A Noida police assertion pegged the fraud quantity operating into “billions of rupees” and the variety of individuals duped by the corporate as “thousands”.
“During investigation, the Noida police team found two accused Mohit Goyal and Omprakash Jaangid and arrested them,” Kumar informed reporters.
He mentioned Goel is the important thing particular person within the gang which primarily has 5 to 6 core members and a number of other different associates, who’re but to be arrested.