Two Chinese nationals identified as Xu Xunfu aka July and Li Teng Li aka Alice were arrested by Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terrorist Squad (UPATS) from Gautambuddha Nagar on Saturday. The Chinese duo was arrested on a red corner notice issued by the UP Police.
Uttar Pradesh ATS arrests two Chinese nationals in connection with a money laundering case in Gautam Buddh Nagar pic.twitter.com/ILAoDjbs9N— ANI UP/Uttarakhand (@ANINewsUP) January 24, 2021
The additional director general of police, law, and order, Prashant Kumar said that Chinese nationals were arrested for purchasing SIM cards through forged documents and then making fraudulent transactions on those SIM via banks.
Kumar Said, “We had traced the duo after the interrogation of 14 persons arrested last week in a similar fraud”. According to sources, Rs 5 crore has been transacted through unfair means by the Chinese duo. ATS also said that Xu Xunfu’s VISA had expired in July 2020, while Li Teng Li’s had expired in September 2020. A senior ATS officer said that police custody remand of the duo will be taken from the court for sustained interrogation.