Published On : Sat, Feb 8th, 2020

Mobile tower fraud : Farmer duped of Rs 73 k


Nagpur: A fraudster duped a man to the tune of Rs 73,000 on the pretext of installing mobile tower in his farm at Katol.

According to complainant, Nilkanth Baliram Kalambe (49), a resident of Plot No. 13, Balaji Nagar, Ajni, received a phone call from a person who introduced himself as employee of a mobile network company in October 2019.

On pretext of installing a mobile tower in the farm for Rs 10 lakh, the fraudster accepted Rs 73,000/- from the farmer through on-line banking. An offence under Section 420 of Indian Penal Code was registered by Katol police against the accused person.