A 51-year-old man from Maharashtra’s Thane district has allegedly been cheated of Rs 5.24 lakh by a Delhi-based one who supplied to rearrange a medication distribution enterprise for him with the Indian Railways, police stated on Monday.
The sufferer had labored as an accountant with a hospitality agency however grew to become jobless in the course of the COVID-19 pandemic.
He bought to know from an acquittance that an individual from Delhi was arranging for some enterprise, an official from Navghar police station stated quoting the sufferer’s criticism.
The accused allegedly supplied medication distribution enterprise with the Indian Railways to the sufferer and took Rs 12.79 lakh from him between February 2021 and July 2022, he stated.
Later, the accused didn’t fulfill the promise and returned Rs 7.55 lakh to the sufferer, however did not pay the stability quantity, the official stated.
The sufferer filed a police criticism on Saturday, primarily based on which the Navghar police registered a case towards the accused underneath Indian Penal Code Section 420 (dishonest), he stated.
No arrest has been made to date, the police added.