A health care provider and his three associates from a village in Maharashtra’s Thane district had been allegedly duped of greater than Rs one crore by a Chennai-based firm on the promise of giving a mortgage of Rs 10 crore, police mentioned.
The victims are from Sonarpada village close to Dombivli, they mentioned.
Based on the criticism lodged by Dr Harshavardhan Thakur, a case was registered underneath Indian Penal Code (IPC) part 420 (dishonest) and 406 (prison breach of belief) in opposition to the corporate and its director and others linked to the agency, a police official mentioned.
In the criticism, the sufferer mentioned that in December 2020, the corporate and different accused promised to rearrange a mortgage of Rs 10 crore. They took Rs 82.50 lakh from the sufferer in a number of instalments, however by no means organized any mortgage. After the sufferer confronted the corporate, it returned Rs 30.30 lakh to him, however the remaining quantity remained unpaid.
The firm additionally cheated three others in an identical method and the quantity collectively concerned is Rs 1,08,60,000, the criticism mentioned.
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