Bhubaneswar, Aug 8: Popular Ollywood actress Bidusmita Dash Mantry has accused a real estate company of duping her of Rs 15 lakh on the pretext of providing a plot in the capital city Bhubaneswar.
The actress has lodged a police complaint with the Khandagiri police here in this regard. Following the complaint, police registered a case and launched an investigation into the matter.
As per reports, Bidusmita, who is also a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) since 2019, had contacted Real Developers & Construction to buy a plot in the capital city.
The managing director of the real estate firm, Arunjyoti Pattnaik had allegedly assured her of providing a plot in Kalinga Vihar area here.
As per the agreement, Mantry claimed to have deposited Rs 15 lakh in advance and was supposed to pay the remaining amount after the registration of land.
The actress alleged that even though the MD of the firm assured her that the land registration would finish within two months, the paper works are still pending.
She further alleged that she is not getting a satisfactory response from the real estate firm even after enquiring about the land several times.