Pratap Nagar police have registered an offence under Section 420 and 406 of Indian Penal Code (IPC) against Nandini Vijaykumar Brahme (32), a resident of Kharbi, Nandanvan for duping a man of Rs 25 lakh under the pretext of investment.
According to complaint lodged by Digambar Ganpatrao Kshirsagar (70), a resident of 110, Gayatri Nagar, Nandini approached him with a scheme of investing money in share market assuring profit of 10-15 per cent. Digambar paid the amount regularly and Nandini showed that she has been depositing the money in the company. When Digambar asked for his money, Nandini reportedly told him that it cannot be withdrawn or else entire money would be lapsed. She then got Digambar’s house, plot and ornaments mortgaged and got money against it. However, she could not return the money paid by Digambar. He then lodged a complaint at Pratap Nagar police station alleging that he was duped of Rs 25,05,450. The police have registered an offence. Further investigations are on.
Seven persons cheated using duplicate ATM cards
Some unidentified withdrew money from seen persons’ account using duplicate ATM cards under the jurisdiction of MIDC police station. The incidents have occurred between March 1 and 8th and most of the culprits are believed to have operated from places out of Maharashtra.
According to police, Rajesh Sahadevrao Ingle (35), a resident of Bhim Nagar, near New Panchasheel Nagar, Umakant Palandurkar, Brijesh Radhakrishna Prasad, Akshay Bais, Subhash Bais Subhash Shankar Ghormare and Mohammed Karshid Mohammed Mustafa Khan lodged complaint with MIDC police station that some unidentified persons had withdrawn money from their accounts from different places using duplicate ATM cards. The total amount withdrawn is stated to be Rs 2,05,000.
Police sources said that most of the illegal transactions took places from other states like Gaya and other places in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. The police have registered an offence. Assistant Police Inspector J Bhatkule is conducting further investigations.
Two killed in road mishap
Two persons were killed when a four wheeler they were travelling in, fell into a gorge on Friday afternoon on Amravati Road.
According to information, Avinash Anil Meshram (23), a resident of Raksha Colony, Gittikhadan was driving his four wheeler Cruzer MH-31/DN-9990 while Avinash Patale (26), resident of Surendragad, Rajat Ravindra Kanfade (23), a resident of Hazari Pahad, Gittikhadan, Manish Virendra Sharma (26), resident of JSW Colony, Kalmeshwar and Baba Thakur (24), resident of Seminary Hills, Surendragad were accompanying him. All of them were heading towards Nagpur from Goundkhairi after finishing their lunch.
Meshram was driving the vehicle recklessly. When they reached at a turning, Meshram lost control of the vehicle, which first went to a nearby hill and then fell into a gorge killing Meshram and Patale on the spot. The others three were injured and were rushed to Welltreat Hospital, Wadi where they are undergoing treatment. Wadi police have registered an offence under Sections 279, 304 (A), 338 and 427 of IPC.
Burglars decamp with booty worth Rs 2.23 lakh
Some unidentified burglars broke into a house of one Sanjay Sureshchandra Shukla (55), a resident of Gokuldham Society, New Kamptee and made their escape with cash of Rs 19,000 and ornaments collectively worth Rs 2,23,512.
According to police, Shukla stays with his family at Manjri as he has got a job there. The burglars taking advantage of it, broke open the lock of the house between February 16 and March 8 and fled with the booty.
On the basis of Shukla’s complaint, New Kamptee police have registered an offence under Sections 454, 457 and 380 of IPC. PSI Raut is investigating further.