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Men in fake spacesuits arrested for NASA ‘scam’

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Two males in selfmade spacesuits who claimed that they had a take care of NASA and will generate electrical energy “from thunderbolts” have been arrested for allegedly defrauding a businessman.

Indian police posted on Twitter an image of the daddy and son duo sporting crinkly silver materials and floppy topped helmets after a businessman complained he had been duped out of £156,000.

Virender Mohan Brar, 56, and Nitin Mohan Brar, 30, claimed they’d have the ability to promote a gadget known as the “rice puller” to NASA as soon as it was prepared.

Police stated they recovered what the accused described as “copper plates, anti-radiation fits (and) anti-radiation chemical stickers”, The Indian Express reported.

A laptop computer, printer, overseas chequebooks, fake ID playing cards and an Audi automotive have been additionally confiscated.

They have been assured and spoke in fluent English, police stated, wore branded garments and costly watches and travelled in luxurious automobiles with two armed safety guards.

It is believed the pair duped no less than 30 folks from Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand.

Joint commissioner of police Alok Kumar stated the complainant, Narender Saini, had been requested by Virender Mohan Brar for “seed cash” a few years in the past.

Mr Saini was allegedly instructed by the accused that he was paying for “anti-radiation fits” that scientists would put on throughout testing.

Deputy commissioner of police Bhisham Sing stated the duo “roped in fake actors posing as Defence Research and Development Organisation officers simply to persuade Saini concerning the authenticity of the gear”.

An official stated the pair had additionally been arrested after promoting some snakes, claiming they have been uncommon and had medicinal properties.

They are stated to have run seven workplaces in Delhi.

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