ELURU: A cheating case was registered at the Three Town police station against Vijayawada Railway superintendent of police Choda Syam Prasad Rao and one P Vani of Gannavaram, near here, Sunday. The case was registered under Sections - 420 and 506 read with IPC 34. Inspector Srinivasa Rao is investigating the case.
According to police, S Prasanna Kumari of Eluru lodged a complaint against the duo alleging that they had cheated her to a tune of `33 lakh in two phases.
S Rambabu, assistant sub-inspector, Veeravasaram, husband of Prasanna Kumari, worked as head constable in railways during 2010-2011. Then on, the couple became friends with Vani. Meanwhile, in the year 2011, the SP and Vani asked Rambabu and Prasanna Kumari to lend an amount of `25 lakh to Vani’s bed factory located at Gannavaram. With this, Rambabu and Prasanna Kumar mortgaged their house to a bank and took a loan of `25 lakh and give the amount to Syam Prasad Rao and Vani.
Later, the bank sent notices to them to pay the loan amount. With this, they asked the SP and Vani to repay the amount. Vani took another `8 lakh from Prasanna Kumari this year. The duo assured Rambabu that after his retirement he would be the owner of the bed factory at Gannavaram.
Rambabu and Prasanna Kumari asked them to repay the loan amount and Vani gave them a cheque which bounced. With this, the victims lodged a complaint.