3 booked for cheating on pretext of lucky draw

  • Hindustan Times, Bathinda
  • Updated: Jan 12, 2015 22:43 IST

The police have booked three people under the Prize Chits and Money Circulation (Banning) Act for allegedly defrauding people by collecting money from them on the pretext of a lucky draw.

On the complaint of cheating by Khushdeep Singh, a resident of Daulatpura near here, the police have booked Amrik Singh and Jaswinder Singh from Chak Bakhtu and Jagga Singh from Daulatpura. SHO of Baliwanwali police station Balwinder Singh said that the case in this regard has been registered after an inquiry by the economic offences wing.

He said that the accused had collected money from different people in the name of a lucky draw and the fraud might be in lakhs. Further investigation is on.

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