Feb 11, 2023:
Guwahati Police arrested a fraudster on Saturday for looting money by posing as police in Fancy Bazar.
According to sources, the fraudster, identified as Tarun Dutta, is a resident of Kamakhya Gate who posed as a police and Guwahati Municipal Corporation (GMC) officer to loot money from small businessmen in the city’s shopping hub.
It is established that several cases were registered against Tarun for looting money from many people.
He used to loot money from small businessmen by alleging that they re-established their shops which were removed by police in the area.
Allegations were made against him for collecting tax from events jointly organised by news agencies and social organizations.