Woman booked for duping man of Rs 10 lakh on job promise

Roopesh Verma told the police that the accused, Shital Khade, promised to get him appointed as a clerk in the Thane Municipal Corporation and also a tender for road widening work.

Published: 25th November 2019 03:18 PM  |   Last Updated: 25th November 2019 03:18 PM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

THANE: A 51-year-old woman from Maharashtra's Thane district has been booked for allegedly duping a man of Rs 10 lakh on the pretext of getting him a job in the local civic body, police said on Monday.

The complainant, Roopesh Verma (45), told the police that the accused, Shital Khade, promised to get him appointed as a clerk in the Thane Municipal Corporation and also a tender for road widening work.

He alleged that the woman took Rs 10 lakh from him on this pretext between November 2017 and February 2018, Naupada police station's sub-inspector Ramesh Patil said.

Search for the woman was underway and a case was registered against her on Sunday under Indian Penal Code Section 420 (cheating), he added.

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