CHENNAI: A 37-year-old married woman who was about to marry a much younger man in Ambattur was arrested on Thursday.
Probe shows that she would have married at least 10 men across the State using online matrimonial sites. The woman identified as K V Sindhu aka Gayathri aka Subiksha aka Sundaravalli targeted rich businessmen and was on a conning spree. She was arrested based on a complaint from Srinivasan, a building contractor from Mogappair who was the last man to get married to her.
Srinivasan alleged that the woman had already married four men and was fixing her marriage with Balaji, a youth from Ambattur. She also took Rs 50,000 from him besides five sovereign gold jewellery. According to the complaint, the woman who claimed herself to be a BSC physics graduate, married him in 2014. Srinivasan filed a complaint at Thirumangalam all women police station which summoned the woman.
Preliminary probe showed that her maiden name was Sindhu. She kept updating her pictures on matrimonial sites which were visited by prospective grooms. She would pull out the entire profile once her wedding was fixed. She would express her interest only on the profiles of well off men.
In 2010, she got married to one Narashima Rao, a building contractor, and took Rs 2 lakhs before she walked out on him. She took Rs 1 lakh from Ravi Kumar, a businessman from Tiruchy, whom she married in 2012. She even got married to a temple priest Rajagopalan and cheated him of Rs 1 lakh.
“We expect more complaints to flood in after her identity is exposed,” a police official said.She was booked under sections 294 (b), 417, 419 (punishment for cheating by personation) , 406 (punishment for criminal breach of trust) and 420 (cheating).