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Bhubaneswar builder cheats home-buyer of Rs 34 lakh, arrested

19/01/2021 at 12:29 PM

Bhubaneswar/Balianta, Jan 19: The Balianta police on Monday arrested Maa Jhadkhandi Eastcon proprietor and builder Sangram Jena for cheating a man of Rs 34 lakh in name of providing a plot.

According to police, informant Ramesh Behera of Sisu Vihar in Chandrasekhpur had paid Rs 34 lakhs through demand drafts and RTGS to Sangram for delivery of a plot of land at Jagnathpur Mouza under Balianta in 2019.

Later, when the builder didn’t provide the plot of land nor returned the amount to Remesh and cheated to total tune of Rs 34 lakhs.

Later, Ramesh informed the police about the matter. After which, the bank documents were verified and it was found that the amount was paid to the builder. Further the builder had executed a sale deed, which was also found to be forged one.

The Balianta police registered a case on January 17 under Section 420, 468, 471, 34 of Indian Penal Code (IPC) and arrested Sangram Jena on Monday and forwarded him to court.

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