In an incident straight out of a movie scene, a man in Mumbai lost his two-wheeler after a buyer fled with his bike on the pretext of a test drive. The victim was an engineering student, a resident of Mumbai’s Vasai, who wanted to sell his two-wheeler, and posted an ad about it on an online platform, Times of India reported. Little did he know, that he would up losing his bike. Also Read - World's Biggest Vaccination Drive to be Launched Today, Farmers-Centre Talks Reach no Conclusion: Check Top Headlines at This Hour
After he posted the ad, two people showed interest in buying the vehicle and approached him. As discussed, the two prospective buyers met him in Vasai on Saturday, following which they asked for a test drive on the bike. Also Read - All Mumbai Schools Under BMC Limits To Remain Closed Until Further Orders
Without doubting the buyer’s intentions, he gave away the keys of his vehicle to the duo. The duo took the keys, sat on the bike and drove away, never to return. Also Read - Snapdeal, Delhi's Palika Bazaar, Three Other Indian Shopping Complexes On US Notorious Markets List
Meanwhile, the victim has filed a complaint at Manickpur police station and the police are looking at CCTV images of the suspects to nab them.
Moral of the story? Always be aware of such fraudsters and don’t trust people blindly!