The accused have been identified as Pradyumna Mandal, Krishna Mandal, and Chetlal Mandal.
Interestingly, Class 9 pass out, Pradyumna and Chetlal allegedly executed mind-boggling online scams that targeted more than 170 persons from 20 States.
According to the Crime Branch, the trio has been residing in the Rasulgarh area since January 28, 2021, and operating from the city. “The accused used to buy bank details and SIM cards from Kolkata and used these data to fraud people. They have defrauded as many as 171 persons from two states across the county,” said Crime Branch sources.
The cops also seized 11 mobile phones, two laptops, 33 SIMS, and two debit cards from them.