Four booked in Chandigarh for duping 3 men on pretext of sending them abroad
Four travel consultants were booked for duping three men on the pretext of sending them abroad on Friday
Four travel consultants were booked for duping three men on the pretext of sending them abroad on Friday.
In the first case, the victims, Manjit Kumar and Ravi of Jind, accused consultants Mandeep Singh and Pawan Kumar, who have an office in Sector 34, of duping them of ₹ 15.5 lakh on the pretext of sending them to Switzerland. A case under Sections 406 (criminal breach of trust), and 420 (cheating) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), and sections of the Emigration Act was registered at the Sector 34 police station.
In a separate case, Anil Kumar, a resident of Mohali, alleged that Ravi Bhatia and Sanjay Bhatia of Gayatry Travels in Sector-34, Chandigarh, had cheated him of ₹18 lakh on the pretext of providing him with a work permit visa for Canada. “The accused, after taking money, neither handed over the visa or returned the money,” Kumar said.
A case was registered under Sections 420, 465 (forgery), 467 (forgery of security or will), 468 (forgery for cheating) , 471 (use a fraud document as genuine), and 120B (criminal conspiracy) of the IPC and Emigration Act.
Chandigarh Police’s crime branch arrested three members of an inter-state gang of vehicle lifters and recovered eight stolen vehicles from their possession. The accused, Akshay, 28, Jaipal, 23 and Rahul, 27, all from Sonepat in Haryana, were arrested from Ganaur, Haryana following a tip-off as well as technical assistance. The recovered cars included four Maruti Suzuki Brezzas and one Celerio, Ciaz and Baleno each.
After the syndicate polls were held earlier this month, Panjab University is now in process to conduct the election for the deans of its various faculties that have been delayed by over a year now. The varsity is likely to initiate the election process for the added members so that elections for faculty deans can be conducted. Added members Added members to the faculty also participate in the election of deans.
There’s no end to complaints about goof-ups by the Punjab State Power Corporation Limited. After complaints of inflated and delayed power bills by domestic consumers, now PSPCL has served zero amount bills to 460 industrial and commercial category consumers in Mohali, Ludhiana and Jalandhar districts. PSPCL attributed its blunder to a technical glitch, but had no word on why it was not corrected before the bills were delivered.
Tricity’s active caseload shot past the 1,000 mark on Saturday, with 216 people testing positive, highest in three weeks. Chandigarh reported 88 fresh infections, compared to 80 the day before. In Mohali, the figure rose from 57 to 63 and from 40 to 65 in Panchkula. This took tricity’s active cases to 1,084, highest since June 30. As many as 361 people are infected in Mohali and another 223 in Panchkula.
The Uttarakhand Transport Corporation has taken exception to the challans issued to its two buses by the Chandigarh state transport authority in the recent past. Shooting off a letter to the Chandigarh STA, the Uttarakhand transport department has complained that the state’s buses are being targeted unnecessarily in Chandigarh that has damaged its reputation. Around 35 buses from Uttarakhand ply daily to the ISBTs in Chandigarh’s Sectors 17 and 43.