India, Feb. 11 -- A couple who are professional con artists and have scammed several persons and financial institutions of at least Rs 30 crore were arrested by Delhi police on Sunday from their hideout in Ghaziabad, the police said.

Vinod Bansal, 57, and his 56-year-old wife, Preeti Bansal, have been together booked in 20 cases of cheating registered across India. They had been declared proclaimed offenders in half of them by courts in Delhi, Haryana and Punjab, said Vijay Kumar, deputy commissioner of police (south).

"Three of the cases in which the couple was wanted were registered by the Central Bureau of Investigation," said the DCP.

The Delhi Police had been pursuing the couple because they were proclaimed offenders in a case reg...