Nagpur: Five cons persons, including a father-son and mother-son duo, cheated two job seekers to the tune of Rs 7 lakh by ‘promising’ them job of junior clerk in Nagpur Municipal Corporation. The accused, after taking money, provided bogus appointment letters to the two victims.
According to complainants Elshan Narendra Abilduke (30), resident of Hansapuri Kumbharpura, Bhandara Road and his friend Vilas Satpute, the five con accused namely Pawan Ramprasad Zodape (28), Kalpana Ramprasad Zodape (50), Anant Kamble (45), Amin Anant Kamble (28), all residents of Pannase Layout, Rameshwari Square, and Amit V Jog (30), resident of Sai Mandir, Wardha Road, approached them and told them that they have a ‘setting’ in Nagpur Municipal Corporation. With this ‘setting’ the five accused ‘promised’ to provide jobs of junior clerk in NMC to brothers of Eshan Abilduke and Vilas Satpute. The accused demanded Rs 3.50 lakh each from Elshan and Vilas for NMC jobs to their brothers Bhushan Abilduke and Chetan Satpute respectively. Believing the promise and ‘setting’ in NMC of the accused, Elshan and Vilas gave Rs 7 lakh collectively to the accused. Later, after usurping the money, the accused gave bogus appointment letters and candidate list to Elshan and Vilas. However, when they went to NMC office, the civic body authorities told them that the NMC has not issued any appointment letters and there is no such recruitment at present. Shocked by the development, both Elshan Abilduke and Vilas Satpute confronted the accused Anant Kamble and Kalpana Zodape, they issued cheque of Rs 50,000 to Elshan and another cheque of Rs 1.40 lakh to Vilas. But when the cheques were deposited in their banks, both the cheques bounced. With all these manipulative tactics, the accused duped Elshan Abilduke and Vilas Satpute to the tune of Rs 7 lakh on the pretext of jobs.
Yashodhara Nagar police constable Sudhakar has registered a case under Sections 406, 420, 465, 467, 471, 34 against the five accused and launched an in-depth investigation into the matter.