Dahisar police have booked a man who allegedly duped a mobile shop owner by purchasing a bulk of expensive branded mobile phones worth Rs 8 lakh under the pretext of selling them at the retail market and issuing post-dated cheques which bounced when deposited in the bank.
In May, he purchased another model worth Rs 65,000 whose cheque got cleared without any delay.
Later, he purchased two mobiles worth Rs 1.26 lakh and Rs 89,000 respectively and made the payments in cheques.
A police officer who is investigating the matter said, "After gaining Pandya's trust, Kumar purchased 25 mobile sets from Pandya worth Rs 8 lakh.
He paid Rs 2.23 lakh in cash and bank transfers respectively, while payment for the rest was yet to be made.
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