Nigerian held for 'offering' position in FC Goa for a price

IANS, PANAJI | 13 September 2015 22:00 IST

A 52-year-old Delhi-based Nigerian has been arrested on charges of cheating a local businessman of Rs.4.25 lakh by promising his son a position on the FC Goa football team, Goa Police said on Sunday.

A complaint under section 420 of the Indian Penal Code has been registered against accused Sadiq Saleh, a police spokesperson said.

Saleh, a resident of Vasant Vihar in New Delhi, posed as a "sports agent" and promised complainant Nazir Baig of Margao town in South Goa a position on the Indian Super League team, presently coached by Brazilian football legend Zico.

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