Published On : Sat, Feb 16th, 2013
Nagpur Crime | By Nagpur Today Nagpur News

Two major frauds,Man duped of Rs 12 lakhs over property fraud, Accountant swindles student’s fees Rs 2.3 lakhs

Nagpur News : In two major frauds in the city, a 35-year-old private employee was duped of Rs 12 lakhs over property issue and in another, an accountant and manager of a coaching classes was booked for duping student’s fees worth Rs 2.3 lakhs.

At Wadi, Narendra Nagar resident Narendra Harne had alleged fraud charges against six people -Sadashiv Raut, Ramdas Chamlate, Anil Nehare, V S Gajbhiye, Ramrao Raut, all residents of Katol and Bhagwat Patil from Wadi.

Harne told Nagpur Today that he had bought 8 acre land from Lakhodi village near Sonegaon from Ramrao and 14 acre land from Ganeshpur by Sadashiv. He informed that few portion of the Ganeshpur land sold to him belongs to forest area.

He told that he had paid 12 lakhs in instalments-few by cash and cheques. The sellers even handed him the deal papers. However, it was later learnt that the name of the original land owners, which they have mentioned in the papers, are not the actual owners.


Harne told that his pregnant wife was so shocked by the fraud that she underwent a pre-mature delivery and their baby died few minutes after the birth.

He said that all the documents shown to him during the deal were forged. Harne, who had singed the deal in April, last year, learnt about the fraud after three months. Since then, the cheaters kept on assuring him to return either his land or cash. However, when the cheaters turn on their promise, Harne file a police complaint.

Harne said that initially, he submitted written complaint at four police stations- Sadar, Wadi, Katol and Kondhali- as the fraud took place at different places. After a month wait, a case was registered at Wadi police station.

In other incident, Pramod Sharma, 30, a resident of Bokaro in Jharkhand, who was currently staying in city, was booked for allegedly duping Rs 2.3 lakhs of private coaching classes (Momentum teaching institute) at Ramdaspeth.

Sharma, who was employed as an accountant and manager, had transferred the student’s fees in his account and use it for his personal use. On the complaint lodged by the director, Dhiraj Gupa, Sitabuldi police has registered a case