Bandra bizman wanted to buy cars, cheated of `7.5 lakh
A 34-year-old businessman from Bandra, who wanted to buy three cars, was cheated of Rs7.5 lakh in Naupada. The five accused are yet to be arrested.
The businessman wanted to buy three cars costing Rs2.5 lakh each. The accused, Santosh Bhavsar, is the director of Dark Horse private solution, a travel agency. His four employees have also been booked.
In June, the businessman paid Rs7.5 lakh to the company to buy three cars. A police inspector from Naupada police station said, “The businessman paid the amount but the company keep delaying delivering the cars. A month had passed since he paid, but he did not get any vehicle.”
He was also told that after he paid the initial amount, he could take the cars and pay the rest as per his convenience.
“When the company kept dilly-dallying over the vehicles, he lodged a complaint. The incident took place in Naupada area so a case has been lodge with Naupada police station,” said the police inspector.
“No one has been arrested. The police have sent a notice to the company’s director. The accused were booked under section 420 (cheating and dishonestly inducing delivery of property) of 34 of the Indian Penal Code,” added the police officer.