PG medical aspirant cheated of Rs 60 lakh in Odisha
Bhubaneswar: In another incident of conman targeting gullible candidates, an Odisha-based medical aspirant was duped of Rs 60 lakh on the pretext of securing a Post-Graduate seat (PG seat) in a private medical college in Bengaluru.
The victim has been identified as a resident of Satapdi Nagar in Bhubaneswar who wanted to pursue post-graduation in the medical stream. According to the complainant, the accused promised to help him secure admission in a private medical college and sought Rs 60 lakh in return. The medical aspirant, convinced by his words, paid him Rs 60 lakh in three instalments in 2018.
However, even after 2 years, the accused did not provide him with any PG medical seat in any medical college after which the medical aspirant requested him to return his money. According to the daily, despite calling him several times, the medical aspirant could not secure a proper response from the accused. Subsequently, he approached the police bringing charges of cheating against him. The victim also lodged a formal complaint against the accused under the relevant sections of IPC.