Punjab

Travel agent booked for duping man of Rs 3 lakhs

Dilbag singh | December 06, 2018 06:48 PM

LOHIAN KHAS: The Lohian Khas police have booked a travel agent for allegedly duping a man of Rs 3 lakhs on the pretext of sending his daughter-in-law abroad.

 The accused has been identified as Jaswant Singh  a resident of Bassi Palace Dharam Kot in Moga.

Investigating officer (IO) Mandeep Singh said that Pala Singh a resident of Mundi Chohalia village complained to Jalandhar (rural) senior superintendent of police (SSP) that he had paid Rs 3 lakhs to the accused of facilitating his daughter-in-law’s migration to abroad. However, she was neither sent abroad nor returned the money.

IO said a case under Sections 406 (breach of trust) and 420 (cheating) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC)  have been registered against the accused after an inquiry.

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