MARDAN: Two fraudsters have been arrested from the service delivery centre in Mardan for fleecing the people.

Afsar Khan, a citizen from Zando Dheri area, had submitted complaint with Deputy Commissioner Usman Mehsud through the social media that a person at the centre, Muhammad Khan took Rs138,000 from him for transfer of land, but the land could not be transferred even after one and a half years. The deputy commissioner ordered action over the complaints and two accused Javed and his accomplice were arrested.

Police said 54 identity cards and bank challans were recovered from the possession of the arrested fraudsters. Both the suspects were sent to the Mardan Jail. The deputy commissioner has asked the public visiting the service delivery centre to be aware of touts and directly lodge complaint with the deputy commissioner office in case of any irregularity.