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PTI Last Updated at 10 Aug 2018, 21:08 IST India

Travel agent arrested for duping pilgrims

Hyderabad, Aug 10 (PTI): A city travel agent was arrested

here today for allegedly cheating 3,500 people of Rs 10 crore

in the name of offering Umrah and Ziarath pilgrimages.

An official release said Sayyed Altaf Hussain offered

different tour packages for the Umrah and Ziarath pilgrimage

and cheated the public by not honouring the agreement.

Nine cases have been registered in Andhra Pradesh against

Hussain, it said.

He was arrested from his office in the city, from where

he used to collect cash from the pilgrims.

He had opened branches all over India, they said.

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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