Guwahati: After a robbery of 19 lakhs by a gang of cyber criminals in Sivasagar, Assam. Acting swiftly, a team of Morigaon police arrested five cyber criminals in Lahorighat on Wednesday. A group of cybercriminals allegedly befriended a woman's minor son on the online game PUBG. The minor son was addicted to the game and the criminals persuaded the boy to transfer an amount of Rs 19 lakh to his bank account.
On getting the information, the woman immediately lodged a complaint with the police station. 19 lakh rupees were missing from his bank account. During investigation, it was revealed that the son had transferred the amount to a group of youths, the names of the accused are Ashraful Alam, Saddam Hussain, Rafikul Islam, Azharuddin and Rajdul Islam.
A laptop, seven Android mobile phones, some bank passbooks, ATM cards and some documents were recovered from them by the police. Last month, a woman was robbed of one lakh rupees. Which the police soon managed to identify. One of the criminals has been identified as Nipuraj Gogoi, who is just 20 years old.