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Man nabbed for duping Rs 5.5 lakh on false promise of donating kidney

13/01/2021 at 5:08 PM

Bhubaneswar, Jan.13: Nayapalli Police has nabbed a fake kidney donor named Himanshu Bhusan Nanda from Kendrapada. Himanshu has allegedly cheated rupees Rs 5.5 lakh from Pratap Chandra Mishra, a critical renal dysfunction patient from Balasore over kidney donation.

According to Nayapalli police, Pratap, who is a native of Rupsa under Balasore district was in dire need of immediate kidney transplant. For this, he was in search of a healthy donor.

While Himanshu,a resident of Nuapatna under Kendrapara district approached Pratap to arrange a sound kidney donor complying all legal documents.

Himanshu claimed Rs 10 lakh in lieu of kidney. Accordingly Pratap’s family managed to pay Himanshu about Rs 5.5 lakh in many instalments and assured to pay the rest amount before the donation,But Himanshu played hide and seek with Pratap.

After a long run Himanshu agreed to refund the whole amount taken but did not pay it up for months.

Ultimately finding no ways out, Pratap registered a case with Nayapalli police station, Acting on the complaint, police arrested Himanshu from his native village on charge of cheating under section of 420 IPC.

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