Published On : Sat, Jun 12th, 2021

Two men cheat old woman of Rs 35 lakh, booked

Nagpur: A 77-year old woman was defrauded by two miscreants by luring her with purchasing a house for her in the city.

The accused, Nilesh Dharmapal Omkar (30), resident of Apartment No. 1, Flat No. 713, Sandesh City, Jamtha, Wardha Road, and Nikhil Bhimrao Khadankar (32), resident of Savitribai Phule Nagar, Manewada Road, won trust of the complainant Saraswati Bhagwat Bagle (77), native of Ghorpade Peth, District Pune but currently staying at Hudkeshwar Road, New Subhedar Layout.

The accused lured Saraswati with purchasing a house for her in the city. Believing the two accused, Saraswati gave Rs 35 lakh to them from time to time in the hope of having a house of her own. But the accused betrayed her as no house was purchased for her.

Hingna ASI Bhuke, based on Saraswati’s complaint, booked the two accused under Sections 420, 406, 34 of the IPC. Further probe is underway.