An imposter was apprehended by the Manickpur police in Vasai on Monday thanks to the awareness and presence of mind displayed by a 32-year-old woman.
A Vasai resident was duped of Rs 80,000 by fake Facebook friend. The accused had sought monetary help of Rs 15,000 saying that it was an emergency but eventually duped him of Rs 80,000.
Vasai landlord says Manikpur police have been operating out of a space that was leased for six months by his father in 1991 based on a verbal agreement.
An Islamic congregation - Ijtema, which was supposed to take place at Vasai's Suncity on March 14 and 15, has been postponed for next month due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) fears.