India markets closed
  • BSE SENSEX

    45,079.55
    +446.90 (+1.00%)
     
  • Nifty 50

    13,258.55
    +124.65 (+0.95%)
     
  • USD/INR

    73.7570
    -0.1030 (-0.14%)
     
  • Dow

    30,218.26
    +248.74 (+0.83%)
     
  • Nasdaq

    12,464.23
    +87.05 (+0.70%)
     
  • BTC-INR

    1,403,706.50
    -2,029.75 (-0.14%)
     
  • CMC Crypto 200

    365.19
    -14.05 (-3.71%)
     
  • Hang Seng

    26,835.92
    +107.42 (+0.40%)
     
  • Nikkei

    26,751.24
    -58.13 (-0.22%)
     
  • EUR/INR

    89.4373
    -0.3135 (-0.35%)
     
  • GBP/INR

    99.1093
    -0.2988 (-0.30%)
     
  • AED/INR

    20.0370
    -0.0280 (-0.14%)
     
  • INR/JPY

    1.4092
    +0.0060 (+0.43%)
     
  • SGD/INR

    55.2400
    -0.1450 (-0.26%)
     

Two booked for cheating Mumbai businessman of over Rs 2 crore

·1-min read

Thane, Oct 20 (PTI) A 38-year-old businessman from neighbouring Mumbai was allegedly cheated to the tune of Rs 2.76 crore by two Thane residents, who promised him good returns in a joint venture, police said on Tuesday.

According to the police, the complainant Arvind Giri was involved in garment trading and a wholesale business of petroleum products, and was approached by his friend Vinod Thakur to enter into a partnership with him in tar business.

The complainant was made to pay for tankers and workers' wages from time to time and till August, he had paid over Rs 2.76 crore, an official said.

The accused Thakur had also allegedly told him that he had been swindled by Mahendra Pandey, another accused in the case, who was in his service, he said.

When the accused did not give him his share, the complainant realised that he has been cheated, following which a case has been registered at Kapurbawdi police station under relevant sections of the IPC, the official said.

No arrests have been made so far, he added. PTI COR ARU ARU