Five cases of cheating filed in city in one day

The Economic Offences Wing of the Chandigarh Police has registered a case against the proprietor of Jaiswal Plastic Industry, Industrial Area, Panchkula who has cheated the Punjab National Bank, Sector 22 of Rs 78 lakhs.

AK Patnayak, AGM, Punjab National Bank, Sector 22 had filed a complainant alleging that Vishal Jaiswal had cheated the bank of Rs 78 lakhs. The Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Anil Joshi said, "The accused had taken a loan from many banks with guarantee of some property and machinery. He sold off all the property and the machinery without informing the bank. Also, the documents produced by him were not genuine".

In addition to this, the UT police received many complaints of cheating and fraud on November 15. The Sector 34 police station alone registered four cases of fraud.

In the first case, Manish Kumar, a resident of Dadu Majra Colony alleged that Jagdish Chander Kandal, Director, Ambition Management and technology, Sector 34, has cheated him and many others of Rs 6 lakhs for providing jobs and nursing diploma.

The second case was one in which Sushil Kumar, a resident of Sector 23, Chandigarh alleged that Amandeep Singh, owner of Cyber Link, Sector 34 took Rs 4 lakhs from the complainant and produced fake documents for the work permit of Canada. The police officials said that the accused has not returned the money.

Also, Davinder Sethi alleged that a firm Reliable Services had taken more than Rs 70,000 with a promise of providing employment to them. However, the agency has not provided any employment or returned the money. In another case registered with Police Station Sector 34, Mahesh Kumar had alleged that Gurukul Institute in Sector 34 had taken Rs 1 lakh for providing coaching, but no classes were held.

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