Nagpur: Hudkeshwar Police on Tuesday booked five persons for allegedly duping a policeman of over Rs 20.46 lakh in a land deal.
The accused have been identified Aditya Dharamdas Jambhulkar (37), a resident of Plot No 246, Vishram Nagar, Amol Madhukarrao Sashankar (39), a resident of Plot No 86, New Subhedar Layout, Prashant Keshavrao Urkude (40), a resident of Plot No 37, Meher Baba Nagar, Devendra Keshavrao Taywade (35), a resident of Plot No 35, Nalanda Nagar and Prashant Manohar Chauhan, a resident of Besa Road. Accused Chauhan died recently.
A resident of Plot No 99, Sadguru Nagar, Manewada, Besa Road, Sandeep Sahdeorao Manaskar (42), who is reportedly a policeman, lodged a complaint that the accused persons showed him a Plot No R-1, PHN 38, Gram Panchayat Besa. They told him that they would sell the said plot measuring 1440 sq ft for Rs 20.46 lakh. Manaskar liked the plot and decided to purchase it. He gave them Rs 20.46 lakh between November 2020 and February 2021 after signing an agreement. Despite repeated requests by Manaskar, the accused did not execute the sale deed in his favour and defrauded him.
On the basis of the victim’s complaint, Hudkeshwar police registered a case under Sections 420, 468 and 34 of the IPC against the accused persons. Further probe is underway.