The police immediately reached the spot and investigated into the matter. Maria also claimed that he had suffered injuries on his neck and arm in the incident.
However, when assistant sub-inspector Balkar Singh investigated the matter, he found out that the robbery was concocted. He said when Maria's dressing was removed, there were no injury marks on the neck or arms.
The ASI said the complainant later confessed that he had concocted the incident as he had spent his entire salary, and had no money to give to his parents. A case has been registered under sections 420, 511, 182 and 177 of the IPC at Salem Tabri police station.