Tribune News Service
Bathinda, October 28
Despite a ban on chit fund companies in the state, people continue to fall prey to such firms. In a new case, Mandeep Singh, a resident of Baba Deep Singh Nagar, has lodged a complaint, wherein he stated that Ranbir Singh had formed a company Sujas Captial and Bala Ji Akasha Limited in 2015, and had duped his relatives and friends of Rs 49 lakh.
A case under Section 420 of the IPC has been registered against the accused. However, no arrest has been made.
In 2015, the Bathinda police had registered a case against Ranbir Singh, his wife Harjeet Kaur, brother Karanvir Singh and father Manjit Singh, residents of Basant Vihar area in Bathinda, on the charge of duping city residents of Rs 5.22 crore.
The police had also registered another case against Ranbir Singh and Harjeet Kaur, both directors of Sujas Capital, on the charge of duping city residents of Rs 2.76 crore.
Ranbir Singh is the director of many companies, including Sujas Capital and Satguru Finance. He, along with his wife and father, has been booked in many cases of fraud in the Malwa region through chit fund schemes.
In 2015, Ranbir Singh was arrested by the Abohar police for committing a fraud worth crores of rupees with the residents of Abohar.
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