In the area of Sarojini Nagar, a case of fraud has come to light in a five-star hotel by posing as a senior official of the office of the Crown Prince of the UAE. The suspect stayed in the hotel for several months. In addition, he gave false documents in the hotel. The suspect disappeared after looting the hotel for Rs 26 lakh. An investigation revealed that the suspect had handed a check for Rs 20 lakh to the hotel, which bounced. The police are investigating by reporting the complaint of Hotel Leela Palace.
Investigations revealed that the suspect had been staying at the hotel and was posing as a senior official posted in the office of the Crown Prince of the UAE government. The identity card provided by him turned out to be false during the investigation. Police are in the process of identifying the suspect through CCTV footage of the suspect. The identity of the suspect is currently unknown.
The police officer said that a complaint has been lodged with the police on behalf of the five-star Leela Palace hotel. It states that a person came to the hotel on August 1, 2022. He told his name as Mehmed Sharif. To book a room in the hotel, he handed over his ID card in the name of Mehmed Sharif to the hotel staff.
In addition, the person presented an Arab resident card and an identity card from a government agency. After giving all the documents, he was accommodated in room number 427. The accused Mahmed Sharif stayed at the hotel from August 1 to November 20, 2022. When taking the room, the suspect had also given some money to the hotel staff. But later disappeared from the hotel without paying.