A 24-year-old NGO director was allegedly duped of an amount to the tune of Rs 79.5 lakh by a Jaipur-based man. The fraudster introduced himself as an agent of companies involved in CSR work and cheated the NGO director in name of providing work contracts under a skill development scheme.
Piplani police registered a case on Saturday on charges of breach of trust. The accused had given bank cheques of an amount of Rs 3.54 crore to the victim which were dishonoured by the bank.
The accused has been arrested by Jaipur police in similar cases and according to police sources, “ He is in jail.” Piplani police will now bring the accused to Bhopal for investigating the case.
CSP Amit Kumar said that victim Shubham Malviya, 24, a resident of Abhinav Homes Ayodhya Nagar, runs an NGO in Indrapuri. Malviya stated in his complaint that in February 2018, accused Gunjan Agrawal reached his office and introduced himself as an agent for CSR companies. He assured him to provide work from the companies to his NGO and that on completion of training, he would get Rs 3000 to Rs 5000 per candidate. But, his NGO would pay Rs 500- 800 per candidate as registration. Shubham paid Rs 79.5 lakh to the accused. After completion of training, the accused handed over a cheque of Rs 3.54 crores to Shubham, which was dishonoured. Police registered a case of breach of trust.