Proprietor of education consultancy charge-sheeted for cheating man of Rs 25 lakh
Srinagar: Crime Branch Kashmir has produced a charge-sheet against proprietor of an education consultancy for duping a man of Rs 25 lakh on pretext of securing admission of his two children in PG course in Medicine in 2021.
Economic Offences Wing Srinagar of Crime Branch Kashmir said in a statement that it produced charge-sheet (in case FIR No. 06/2023 u/S 420 IPC) against Fayaz Ahmad Rather, son of Ghulam Hassan Rather, of AglarChirat, Shopian — proprietor of M/s Fayaz International Education Consultancy, Abi Guzar, Srinagar – in the Court of Passenger Tax Srinagar for his alleged involvement in fraud and cheating (under Section 420 of IPC).
The Crime Branch said it had received a written complaint alleging that Fayaz Ahmad Rather had duped the complainant by making false assurances that he would secure admission of the complainant’s two children (daughter and son) in the PG course in Medicine in the year 2021.
The accused had demanded and received an amount of Rs 25 lakh from the complainant for the purpose, however, he neither managed admission of the complainant’s children in the assured course nor returned him money, the statement said.
“Irrefutable evidence gathered during investigation of the case has established and proved the criminal act of cheating by the accused individual. The charge-sheet has accordingly been presented before the court of competent jurisdiction on 25 August, 2023 for judicial determination,” the statement said.