A father-son duo was arrested for dishonest a 29-calendar year-outdated gentleman of Rs 8,000 on the pretext of restoring his automobile and also stealing his cellular mobile phone at SV Street in Malad (West) on Sunday. Malad law enforcement have charged the two adult males with cheating and theft.
The accused were recognized as Arif Gaus Mohammed Shaikh,48, and Faisal Arif Gaus Mohammed Shaikh, 23.
Arif Gaus Mohammed Shaikh
On Sunday, Faisal stopped a 29-year-previous person on SV Highway declaring that spark is emitting from his motor vehicle. Later on, on pretext of fixing, Faisal referred to as Arif stating that he is a mechanic. Arif took Rs 8,000 in cash from the man for repairs and the two ran absent before taking the victim’s cell telephone from the motor vehicle.
Faisal Arif Gaus Mohammed Shaikh
The sufferer then approached Malad police and filed a criticism.
Police started investigating and with assistance of CCTV footage of the spot they identified the accused.
Both equally Arif and Faisal are repeat offenders and have been formerly arrested in equivalent crimes by Daighar, Powai, Bangur Nagar, Kurar and Malvani police.
Police caught the duo in close proximity to Ridhi Sindhi Hospital in Malad (West) the place they were being getting ready to cheat a further person.
“Their modus operandi was that occasionally son Faisal or father Arif applied to halt a automobile declaring that sparks are emitting from the motor. When the driver opened the bonnet to examine, one more accused utilized to come posing as a mechanic, declaring that a specified component wants substitute. They demanded funds and used to run absent after obtaining the cash. At SV Highway they took Rs 8,000 from a 29-yr-aged guy and also stole his cellular cellphone that was retained in the motor vehicle,” explained a law enforcement officer from Malad police station.
The accused confessed to the crime all through interrogation.
“We have arrested them beneath pertinent sections of the of IPC. They had been developed right before the courtroom and have been remanded in law enforcement custody. Arif has 3 preceding identical situations towards him even though son Faisal has five circumstances,” reported senior inspector George Fernandez from Malad police station.
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