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Online Gaming of Minor Leads Woman to Lose Rs 19 Lakh in Sivsagar, Assam

Addicted by the online game, a boy transferred a total of Rs. 19 lakh to their accounts post which his mother lodged a complaint with the police.

Online Gaming of Minor Leads Woman to Lose Rs 19 Lakh in Sivsagar, Assam

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  20 Sep 2021 7:52 AM GMT

GUWAHATI: In a shocking incident, a gang of cybercriminals has, reportedly, looted a Sivasagar woman's money from her bank account, making friendship with her minor son. As per reports, the minor boy plays PUBG and met a group of three while playing the online game.

The group consisting of two minors and a youth pursuaded the minor to transfer money from his mother's bank account to their accounts. Addicted by the online game, he transferred a total of Rs. 19 lakh to their accounts secretly.

After the mother came to know about it, she lodged a complaint with the police. During the investigation, the police identified the frauds. According to sources the youth who was involved with the crime has been identified as one Nipuraj Gogoi (20). The police investigation into the crime is going on.

It could be mentioned that a similar incident was of late reported from Maharashtra, in which cybercriminals looted Rs. 11 lakh from a minor.

Earlier, unknown miscreants have purportedly uploaded a contact number of a girl on a porn page on Facebook. The girl identified as Barsha Basumatary is a resident of Assam and a journalist by profession.

On Thursday Barsha wrote on her Twitter that someone has left her number on a porn page on Facebook and are being harassed by unknown numbers. "Someone left my number on a porn page on Facebook, I'm being harassed by some unknown numbers and I have been receiving. Some video calls and text messages from unknown numbers, I have attached screenshots of some numbers with the application from where I got calls", Barsha wrote.

She also tagged Dhubri Police, Assam Police, Special DGP GP Singh and Abhijit Gurav who is SP of Assam's Dhubri district urging them to intervene in the matter. "And And I have also given the link of the page where my number is given. Sir please find out as soon as possible who did this disgusting act. Sir please kindly look into this matter. These are the numbers from where I got calls", she wrote.


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