Jammu: The sleuths of Jammu Crime Branch on Saturday registered a criminal case for their alleged involvement in duping the complainant of Rs 1. 92 crore by hatching a criminal conspiracy and inducing the complainant for entering into a false agreement to sell a Residential House, viz House Noin Gandhi Nagar area here constructed in one Kanal plot of land.
Crime Branch spokesman here said that a case has been registered under relevant sections of law against accused Rakesh Kumar Gupta of Shingari Enclave Trikuta Nagra, Jammu, Ravinder Gupta of Trikuta Nagar, Jammu and Champa Devi of Rajinder Nagar, Canal Road, Jammu.
The spokesman said that the case owes its origin to a written complaint lodged by Sardari Lal Gupta of Gandhi Nagar, Jammu, alleging therein that two accused persons introduced him to accused Champa Devi, who intended to sell her house.
The complainant expressed his willingness to purchase the house for Rs. 1, 92, 00,000.
The accused assured the complainant that the sale deed would be executed after getting full and final payment.
However, the accused persons received token money of Rs 45 lakhs which is mentioned on the agreement to sell and the balance money i.e. Rs 1,47,00,000.
The complainant further paid Rs 40 lakhs through cheque and Rs 5 lakhs in cash to accused persons.
The complainant fell ill and remained admitted for a long period of time, but when he recovered he asked the suspects to execute the sale deed of the house in question but the suspects did not execute the sale deed on one pretext or other.
Further the complainant came to know that the accused persons have transferred the said property to some other persons in order to deprive the complainant from ownership of the said house. Thus, the accused persons in league with one another have cheated the complainant.
On receipt of the complaint a preliminary verification was initiated by Crime Branch Jammu and allegations leveled against the accused have been substantiated, said the spokesman.