Five persons have been booked for duping a youth of Rs. 9.45 lakh on the pretext of sending him abroad.
Sukhjit Singh from Bhala Faria village had reportedly given Rs. 9.45 lakh to Kashmiri Lal, Pankaj Rahul, Harbhajan Singh, Harminder Kaur and Satnam for sending him to Australia.
But, they reportedly neither sent him abroad nor returned his money, following which Sukhjit filed a complaint at the local police station and the accused were booked under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC). The matter was being investigated.