Bhubaneswar, Nov 10: Mancheswar police today arrestedtwo persons for allegedly duping Rs 60 lakh from a buyer on pretext of providing land.
Police today arrested Amit Kumar Nayak (30) and Sanjit Mahaptra (37) for the fraud.
Police said that a case was registered against both the accused on the basis of a complaint filed by Chitrasen Ghadei, a resident of Chakeisiani under Mancheswar police limits.
The victim alleged that he had paid around Rs 68 lakh to buy two plots near Pandra. “The accused later failed to handover the plots. The accused could only return Rs 8 lakh to the victim after he insisted to return the money. The accused had also bought a SUV with the money and the vehicle has been seized,” said a police official.