Nagpur: A gang of six conmen conspired and systematically cheated a man to the tune of Rs 7 lakh on the pretext of providing MBBS admission to his daughter. The six accused handed over bogus admission letter with fake seal and signature of Union Health Minister J P Nadda and usurped the money. All the tricksters have been booked and are being searched.
The six accused have been identified as Saurabh Shrivastav (38), native of Plot No. 704, Gudgaon, Haryana, Shankar Manwatkar (30), resident of Manish Nagar, near Reliance Fresh, Sachin Uttalkar (30), native of Kharghar, Sector 21, Navin Mumbai, Ulhas Seware, and two other accused namely Pramod and Prabhakar Sir. The accused conspired with each other and approached the complainant Sheikh Maqsood Jummaniya (44), resident of Zimal Colony, Valgaon Road, Amravati between April 2017 and October 2017.
The accused ‘convinced’ Sheikh Maqsood of providing MBBS admission to his daughter. The accused forged an MBBS admission letter with bogus seal and signature of Union Health Minister J P Nadda and called Sheikh Maqsood at Shantibhavan Restaurant, near Jhansi nRani Square, Sitabuldi and handed over him the forged admission letter. In return, the accused took Rs 7 lakh from Sheikh Maqsood for ‘favour.’ However, the MBBS admission letter was found to be bogus one.
Sitabuldi police constable Narayan Kirad, based on complaint of Sheikh Maqsood, booked the six accused under Sections 120(B), 420, 467, 468, 471, 484, 506(B) of the IPC and launched a search to nab them.