Punjab

Travel agent booked for duping woman of Rs 6 lakh

dilbag singh | October 15, 2021 04:07 PM

 

NAKODAR The Nakodar city police have   booked a travel agent for allegedly duping a woman of Rs 6 lakh on the pretext of sending her sons abroad. 

The accused has been identified as Gurprit Singh son of Anokh Singh, a Paajian village in Kapurthala.

 The investigating officer (IO) and Nakodar deputy superintendent of police  Lakhwindar Singh Mall  said that Sarabjit Kaur wife of Baldev Singh , a resident Nangal Ambian village in Shahkot  complained to Jalandhar (rural) senior superintendent of police that she had paid Rs 6 lakhs to the accused for facilitating her two son’s  migration  abroad. 

However, the accused neither sent them abroad nor returned the money.

IO said that a case under sections 406 (breach of trust) and 420 (cheating) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and section 13 of the Punjab Travel Professional  Regulation Act has been registered against the accused after an inquiry.

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