Guwahati: A father-son duo along with another person was arrested in Lakhimpur, Assam for being involved in a counterfeit gold racket.
They were caught for duping a man from Jharkhand.
The duo was caught on CCTV camera while selling the fake gold artefact to a customer in a hotel in Guwahati a month ago.
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The fake gold traders had extracted Rs 3.5 lakhs from the Jharkhand man who later filed a case against them at Paltan Bazar Police Station.’
Following the case police in Bangalmora arrested Mofizul Islam, Atiqul Islam and Bilal Hussain on Saturday night.
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Mofizul and Atiqul Islam are father and son.
Meanwhile, the Paltan Bazar Police has taken custody of the arrested persons.