Manish Gupta, a 36-year-old married man has been arrested from rohini, north-west Delhi for conning a divorced woman under a false pretense of seeking a suitable partner on a matrimonial site and extorting a sum amount of Rs. 75,000.
Bringing relief to many innocent women, Delhi police arrested this resident of Rohini who used to pose as a well to do divorcee on different matrimonial websites to lure his prey.
In the wake bringing this duplex personality in notice his last prey, a divorced woman registered a complaint against Manish Gupta at Ashok Vihar police station. The lady mentioned that during the search for a suitable match, she was contacted by Manish who posed himself as a divorcee and a very successful businessman. Manish mailed her a very attractive bio-data in which he claimed that he obtained an MBA degree from a reputed institute and graduated from a reputed college of Delhi University. He also mentioned that he was into the business of iron manufacturing with an annual income of Rs 1 crore (approx).
In her complaint she told police that after winning her confidence, he asked her to deposit money in his accounts claiming that he had lost his wallet with his credit card and a diamond ring in it.
Believing that she was helping her “future husband”, the woman deposited Rs 50,000 and Rs 25,000 on two occasions in June, police said. He, however, ended all contacts with the complainant after the money was deposited.
During the scrutiny of his bank statements, it was found that he had duped other women also by promising to marry them, police said. Many divorced women and widows had fallen in the trap of the accused through matrimonial sites. The data of his mobile phone was scanned. It was found he had details of more than 30 women who are on his radar and with whom he has been chatting regularly.
Police also met the brother and mother of the accused, who told them that Gupta had been living separately from them for the last 10 years.