A father-son duo were arrested
for allegedly posing as hotel guests and escaping without
paying bills after dining there, police said Monday.
The two were nabbed after staff at a five-star hotel
He identified the two as 57-year-old Suhas Nerlekar
Explaining the modus operandi, the official said,
themselves as businessmen. Before collecting the keys of their
rooms, the two would have dinner at the hotel and then sneak
away without paying the bill."
On Saturday, a hotel staffer stopped them while they
were making an exit and asked them to pay the bill, he said.
"They were detained as they did not have any money.
The police was called in and we arrested the duo under section
He said the accused have reportedly cheated hotels in
Colaba and Santa Cruz similarly.