BHUBANESWAR: Uttar Pradesh Police reached here on Wednesday to investigate a cheating case registered against a city-based private hospital official.Rampur police from UP visited a medical college and hospital under Mancheswar police limits and questioned one of its officials. The police were accompanied by complainant of the case.
According to the complainant, Amar Siddique, he had given `20 lakh to a middleman in 2015 for providing a seat to his sister Ruby, in a Bhubaneswar-based medical college.The complainant alleged that the middleman and his two associates later introduced them to one of the officials of the college. However, after taking the money, the middleman and his associates kept on making false promises but subsequently fled away. “We registered a case in this regard in 2017. On investigating the matter, we found out that the middleman had given a photocopy of one of his forged identity proofs,” Rampur police station sub-inspector, Vinod Kumar said. Mancheswar Police said they are extending all support to their counterparts.