A man who allegedly cheated over 200 people on the pretext of providing them plots on cheap rates in different parts of the country has been arrested by the Special Cell of Delhi Police.

The police received a request from their Pune counterparts seeking assistance in nabbing some persons involved in cheating cases. The accused floated a company and opened its branch in Pune in 2006. They organised seminars at several places, collected money from innocent investors by offering them plots at places such as Mahabaleshwar, Sholapur, Pune and Nasik at cheap rates.Acting on a tip-off that the suspect would come to Mandi House, the police arrested him on Wednesday.