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Honey-trap racket busted ; 5 arrested

Honey-trap racket busted ; 5 arrested

Mangalore Today News Network

Vittal, Oct 27, 2017:  Five persons wanted in a honey trap case reported from Kudtamugeru in Vittalpadnur village recently were arrested near Maani Junction on October 26, Thursday. Police have also seized Rs 7.5 lakh cash, two cars, six mobile phones, eight grams gold and passports from the accused.



Those arrested are  Ashraf Samsheer (27) from Thokkottu, Zainuddin (21) from Farangipet, Muhammed Iqbal (27) of Tokkottu, Ubaidulla (32) from Ullal Mukkacheri, and Farzana alias Farzama Sumayya (26) from Arehalli in  Sakleshpur taluk.

The honey-trap case  was reported from Vittalpadnur on October 21. It is said  the victim Haneef was contacted by a woman who was his Facebook friend stating she was in distress and needed financial help to treat her mother. She also sent a woman along with Hanif. However, no sooner Hanif entered his house with the woman, a gang entered the house  and robbed valuables after attacking Hanif.

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