eight Arrested For Dishonest Shopkeepers Utilizing Pretend Paytm App: Hyderabad Police


The accused had downloaded an app referred to as “Paytm spoof”, police stated (Representational)


The Hyderabad Police on Wednesday apprehended eight folks in 4 separate instances for dishonest shopkeepers with a pretend Paytm cell software.

As per Hyderabad Metropolis Commissioner, Anjani Kumar, the accused had downloaded an app referred to as “Paytm spoof”.

“They might enter shops, store for some objects, and request that the invoice is paid by way of Paytm. The app would present that the quantity has been paid on the spoof app. The accused would then depart with the ”bought” objects,” Mr Kumar stated.

He additional added that the cashier would later study that the cost isn’t finished and that he was cheated.


The kids discovered in regards to the app by way of on-line movies and downloaded the app by way of the Google play retailer.

“A few of the apps have been deleted however some proceed to be obtainable on the Play retailer. The general public and shopkeepers are requested to remain alert about such pretend apps. They need to report such cases instantly to the involved police authorities,” the Police Commissioner added.

The accused have been recognized as Mohd Mustafa Hussain Muzakir, Syed Aamir Hassan, Syed Iliyas, Syed Wajeed Ali, Hafeez Rana, Mohd Salman, Mohd Abdul Shahed and Mohd. Yousuf. 

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