New Delhi, Jan 31 (PTI) A couple has been arrested for forging documents and duping banks and people, police said today. Also Read - These 4 Banks Have Been Shortlisted by Government For Privatisation | All You Need to Know

Monu Kumar Gupta (45) and his wife Neelam (43) were on the run for more than five years. Also Read - Banks to Charge For Deposits & Withdrawals From Nov 1; Cong Says 'Modi Sarkar ka Kamar Tod Tohfa'

They had forged documents, including Aadhaar and voter ID cards, and were living under fake identities. Also Read - Odisha Man Learns Robbery Techniques From YouTube, Loots 2 Banks to Repay His Loans

In 2012, a few people approached police, complaining that they had been duped by the couple.

The complainants had bought a property from the duo in Kotla Mubarakpur for Rs 20 lakh.

A few days later, officials from the Union Bank of India, Darya Ganj, told them the couple had taken a loan of Rs 30 lakh and had mortgaged the property, said Romil Baaniya, Deputy Commissioner of Police (South).

An inquiry found the duo had taken a loan of Rs 18 lakh from Central Bank of India on the property.

The police during a raid on the rented accomodation of the Guptas in Devli Extension came to know that they had moved out.

The couple was declared proclaimed offenders by a city court on June 1, 2016.

Police learnt that the duo were staying in southwest Delhi s Bindapur under fake identities.

They were nabbed from South Extension part III two days ago.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.