THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Pettah police have arrested a father-daughter duo on the charge of cheating several people of over Rs 1 crore. The police identified the accused as Ramesh Kumar and Lakshmi of Pettah. The two reportedly put out that Ramesh Kumar had stakes in a petroleum venture in the UAE. They borrowed sums ranging from Rs 10 lakh to Rs 15 lakh, promising that profits. Initially, they returned the borrowed money on time to gain the victims’ trust. The two will be produced in court on Thursday.