Published On : Tue, May 14th, 2024

Manager of Nagpur’s famous Ram Cooler booked for creating bogus account, duping firm of Rs 20 lakh


Nagpur: Ganeshpeth Police have launched a probe into a fraud orchestrated by the manager of Nagpur’s famous Ram Cooler, who, along with a client of the firm, created a bogus bank account in the name of the company and used it to dupe around Rs 20 lakh between May 2022 and February 2024, police said on Tuesday.


According to police sources, the accused Sudhir Devidas Chaubey (34), a resident of Surendragad, Seminary Hills, used to work as the manager at Ram Cooler. Between 2022 and 2024, Chaubey, along with Aayub Rakesh Bansal (35) and Kamal Kumar Singhal (59), both residents of Jaipur, Rajasthan, along with Shailesh Agrawal (38), a resident of Raipur, Chhattisgarh, created a fake bank account for Ram Coolers using forged documents.

All the accused then used this fake account to deposit checks and dupe the firm of Rs 20 lakh.

When the complainant and Ram Cooler director Rakesh Suryabhan Avachat (50), a resident of Navin Shukrawari, inquired about the fraud to Chaubey, he reportedly threatened him with dire consequences and stopped coming to work.

Following this, Avachat approached Ganeshpeth Police Station with a complaint. An offense under Sections 408, 420, 504, 506, and 34 of the IPC has been registered. Further investigation is ongoing.