Published On : Fri, Sep 28th, 2018

Con man cheats Annapurna rest house owner of Rs 1 lakh in Mohan Nagar

Nagpur: A con man tricked and cheated owner of Annapurna Rest House, Mohan Nagar, to the tune of Rs 1 lakh by procuring vital details of bank accounts and slyly withdrawing the cash.

A resident of Plot No. 383/A, Mohan Nagar, Ashish Jaiprakash Chaurasiya (40), told police that he owns Annapurna Rest House situated at Plot No. 340, Mohan Nagar. On Wednesday, September 26, Ashish received two phone calls from 9928733116 and 7300864283 around 11.30 pm.

The caller told Ashish he wanted to book two rooms at the rest house and sought information about rent. The con caller also procured details of Ashish’s bank accounts for depositing the rent amount. But after getting the bank account details, the trickster withdrew total Rs 1 lakh at four times without notice of Ashish and thus duped him.

Sadar police constable, based on complaint of Ashish, booked the con man under Section 420 of the IPC and searching for him.