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Accused arrested in case of duping youth of Rs 30 lakh in the name of sending him abroad.

SATISH SETH | April 17, 2024 08:34 PM

KAITHAL: As per the instructions of SP Upasana, in a case of cheating and duping a youth of Rs 30 lakh in the name of sending him abroad. The team of ASI Rajkumar under the leadership of Economic Cell in-charge Inspector Rajkaran, tightening the noose against the accused of cheating on the pretext of sending boy abroad.

While the accused Gurpreet a resident of Mallewala district Sirsa. was arrested.Police spokesperson said that according to the complaint of Bhagal resident Dharambir, he wanted to send his son Vikas abroad after getting IELTS done. He contacted many nearby IELTS centers about sending him abroad. During this time he met one of his friends. His friend introduced the agent to Gurpreet, a resident of Mallewala, Sirsa. Accused Gurpreet told the complainant that if the child gets involved in IELTS, one year will be wasted. He will directly get his son an interview for America at his educational level and get him a visa. This work will cost Rs 45 lakh. He agreed and started giving the money. In the first instance the complainant paid Rs 2.50 lakh Then on October 1, 2021, Rs 10 lakh were given to accused Gurpreet.

The accused told him that he had a Dubai visa. Will send it directly to America from there. His flight is on 17 October 2021. His son reached Dubai from Delhi on 17 October. After this, his son was sent to South Africa and Togo on November 5, 2021. From there the accused Gurpreet met the agent and brought him back to Dubai. Kept his son in South Africa and Dubai for seven months. There he lied that the American visa had arrived. After this the agents of Dubai left his son at the airport. Where the investigating officers caught him at the airport and put him in jail. After this the accused collected Rs 6 lakh from him for the release of his son. His son remained in Dubai jail for five months. The complainant told that after this his uncle reached Dubai and got his son out of jail by showing his documents.

The three accused duped him of Rs 30 lakh 27 thousand 500 several times. His son somehow returned home. After this, when the accused were asked to return the money, they did not even return the money. Regarding which a case was registered in Cheeka police station. One accused has already been arrested in the said case. Accused Gurpreet was produced in the court on Wednesday, who is being interrogated by the police.

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