Tribune News Service
Amritsar, September 19
The Kathunangal police have booked three persons, including two women, for allegedly duping several persons of Rs21.80 lakh on the pretext of getting their siblings recruited in the Army.
Rs21.80 lakh fraud
The accused have duped a number of persons in the area on the pretext of getting them jobs in the Army. However, he neither got them the jobs nor returned the money. — Baldev Singh, The Complainant
Though the police have registered a case under Sections 420 and 120-B of the IPC against the suspects identified as Sandeep Singh, his wife Pinki and Balwinder Kaur, all residents of Fattubhila village, no arrest has been made till now.
The victims had lodged a complaint with IG border range office seeking action against the accused. The case was registered following a probe by Deputy Superintendent of Police (Crime against property).
Baldev Singh (48), the complainant, alleged that the accused duped a number of persons in the area on the pretext of getting them recruited in the Army. However, he neither got them the job nor returned the money. Following this, a complaint was submitted with IG border range and an inquiry was marked to DSP Crime against property, in which the accused were found guilty.
ASI Jatinder Singh, chowki in-charge Chawinda Devi village, who was designated as Investigating Officer after registration of the case, said he was yet to get the FIR registered. He said efforts would be made to nab the suspects once he gets the report file.
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