Man duped of Rs 4.70 lakh in immigration fraud

BATHINDA: The police have booked a city resident for allegedly duping a person of Rs 4.70 lakh for immigration fraud. The accused had assured the victim of the Singapore work permit, but after getting the money, he sent him to Malaysia on a tourist visa.

Man duped of Rs 4.70 lakh in immigration fraud

Tribune News Service

Bathinda, August 20

The police have booked a city resident for allegedly duping a person of Rs 4.70 lakh for immigration fraud. The accused had assured the victim of the Singapore work permit, but after getting the money, he sent him to Malaysia on a tourist visa.

In her complaint lodged with the police, Naseeb Kaur, a resident of Gehri Devi Nagar village in the district, said accused Ravi Kumar, a resident of Baba Deep Singh Nagar, had promised a work permit of Singapore to her son Gurjant Singh and had taken Rs 4.70 lakh, but later he cheated us by sending him to Malaysia on a tourist visa.

A case under Section 420 of the IPC and Section 24 of the Immigration Act has been registered against the accused at the Canal Colony police station. However, no arrest has been made so far in this case.

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