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.)