Published On : Thu, Feb 12th, 2015

Cheating cases on the rise in city


Some people go to any extent to cheat innocent and gullible people. Some go to the extent of attempting to cheat government agencies too. However, one cannot always get away with such kind of cheating. Nagpur city too is no different. Two such incidents have come to fore.

Institute owner cheats students

An accused had cheated poor students by taking fees for an advance computer course and without completing the course, closed the institute and has allegedly absconded. The incident which occurred between December 2012 to February 11, 2015, accused woman identified as Anupriya Vikrant Gajbhiye aged approximately 33 years and a resident of Narendra Nagar had started an institute named Institute of Advance Technology Network in Block No. 4/05, Bajaj Wing, Sadar. She had admitted students and had taken large amounts as fees and without completing the course she has suddenly closed the institute and has left the place. She has committed a fraud by cheating poor students of their fees amount.

On the basis of a complaint lodged by Tejas Leo John aged 21 years and a resident of Punjabi Lane, Railway Quarters, Kamptee Road, Nagpur, Police Sub Inspector Sawant of Sadar Police Station has registered a case under sections 420 and 406 of Indian Penal Code against the accused woman and is investigating the case.

Employee submits fake bills to cheat Govt.

In another incident Gittikhadan Police Station has registered a case against an employee submitted fake or forged bills of travel to dupe the Government.

According to police sources, an employee of the Central Water Works Department identified as Amardeep Singh availed the Leave Travel Concession (LTC) facility and submitted Air India Passenger Tickets of his travel with his family from Nagpur to Bagdogra and Bagdogra to Nagpur to claim the amount of Rs 51, 828/- (Rupees Fifty One thousand Eight Hundred and Twenty Eight). However, the officials noticed something amiss in the bills presented for claim. On investigation with Air India office, they found the claims to be forged or false.

This proved that the accused employee had attempted to cheat the Government by submitting fake or false bills to claim Leave Travel Concession amount of Rs 51,828/-.

On the basis of the complaint lodged by Diwakar Motiram Raipure aged 49 years and a resident of Plot No 35, Vishram Nagar, Nagpur, Police Sub-Inspector Kawre of Gittikhadan Police Station registered a case under sections 468 and 471 of Indian Penal Code against the accused employee.

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