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Four held for running ‘illegal’ telephone exchange in Bhiwandi

DNMUM389001 | 5/19/2017 | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :168 | Crime & Law

Thane police’s crime branch on Wednesday arrested four persons for allegedly running an illegal telephone exchange in Bhiwandi which routed inbound international calls to individuals, causing loss of Rs 30 crore to the government.
According to the police, Sufian Ansari, Iqbal Suleman, Mohammed Aslam Sheikh and Yunus Azmi were running the illegal telephone exchange in Bhiwandi. The calls from Middle East countries were connected to SIM Boxes that had SIM cards of different companies. These calls were then routed to local numbers of private telecom service operators. These calls were did not fall in the records of the Department Of Telecommunication and caused losses to the government.
“Persons having membership of the service oper
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