The district police have booked a woman and her daughter from Jaito in Faridkot district for allegedly duping a resident of the city of Rs 17 lakh on the pretext of marriage and settling abroad with him.
On a complaint by Naib Singh, father of the victim man Swaran Singh, a resident of Tungwali village, the police have booked Sarabjit Kaur and her daughter Sukhjit Kaur under Section 420 of the IPC. The victim man is stuck in Cyprus at present. The case in this matter has been registered after an inquiry by the economic offences wing of the district police.
Naib Singh, in his complaint at Nathana police station, alleged, "I wanted to send my son abroad. I met Sarabjit who suggested me that her daughter was pursuing studies of international English language testing system (IELTS) and if they marry each other thay can get settled in New Zealand."
He said, "The marriage was solemnised on this promise. He daughter Sukhjit Kaur went to New Zealand after some time of marriage on my expenses and assured that she will complete the formalities of calling his son to that country. Though she misled his son and sent him to Cyprus. We them came to know that she has solemnised another marriage in New Zealand," he alleged.