UK citizen defrauded of Rs 2 lakh over visa extension

Mumbai, Jan 14 (PTI) A UK citizen of Indian origin was allegedly duped of Rs 2 lakh by a woman who claimed that she would extend the victim's visa. ...

Published: 14th January 2018 07:18 PM  |   Last Updated: 14th January 2018 07:30 PM   |  A+A-

By PTI

Mumbai, Jan 14 (PTI) A UK citizen of Indian origin was allegedly duped of Rs 2 lakh by a woman who claimed that she would extend the victim's visa.

Police said that Jaspal Bansal had come to India in July on a personal visit and wanted to extend her visa by a month.

"During her stay at a hotel in Andheri, Bansal came in contact with the accused woman who promised to help Bansal claiming that she had contacts at the Indian Embassy," said the official.

The official added that the accused demanded Rs 2 lakh from Bansal for the work and later disappeared after getting the money.

The accused also threatened the victim when the latter called on the accused's mobile, police said.

Based on a complaint filed by Bansal, Juhu police registered a case under relevant sections of the IPC adding that further investigations were underway. PTI AVI BNM .

This is unedited, unformatted feed from the Press Trust of India wire.

Stay up to date on all the latest PTI NEWS news with The New Indian Express App. Download now
(Get the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow the instructions after that.)
facebook twitter whatsapp