The accused have been identified as Sandeep Bhatia, a resident of Ambala Cantt, and Sachin Kumar of Adarsh Nagar here, they said.
In a complaint, Ashim Sikka said he was approached online by one Arman Thapa, who introduced himself as an investment broker.
Thapa induced him to invest Rs 2 lakh with a promise to pay Rs 48,000 per day for one month, police said.
The complainant agreed to invest Rs 1 lakh for assured return of Rs 24,000 per day for 30 days.
However, the accused told Sikka that his amount had been sent into the scheme of Rs 2 lakh by mistake and requested to pay Rs 1 lakh more, police said.
When complainant asked for return of one day, accused paid Rs 24,000 to gain his trust.
After getting Rs 24,000, Sikka paid Rs 1 lakh more to…