Ludhiana, March 3
The city police booked seven persons in two separate cases for commiting a fraud of over Rs 28.50 lakh.
In the first incident, the Dugri police registered a property fraud case against six persons identified as Jatinder Singh, Gurpreet Singh, Amandeep Singh, Ajaib Singh, all residents of Kila Hakima village in Dhuri, Nardeep Singh and Gulshan Kumar of Jagdish Colony.
Complainant in the case Sumit Sood of Fateh Singh Nagar told the police that the accused had struck a deal to sell their property located in Karnail Singh Nagar and in lieu, they took Rs 13 lakh from him.
He said when the date of execution of the property deed came, the accused refused to transfer the property in his name.
Investigating officer Inspector Surinder Singh said a case of fraud and criminal conspiracy was registered against the accused and further probe was on.
In another case, the Police Division 2 registered a case against a man, Narinder Kumar, of Rarhi mohalla on the charges of committing a property fraud of Rs 15.50 lakh.
The Complainant Jaswinder Singh of Rarhi mohalla told the police that he had bought a house at Rahri mohalla and made the entire payment to the accused. Later, when the execution of property deed was to be done, the accused refused for the same. Now, they also refused to return the money.
Investigating officer Assistant sub-inspector of police Madan Lal said after registering a case against the accused, further probe had been launched.
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