|EARLY TIMES REPORT|
JAMMU, Feb 27: Crime Branch Jammu (CBJ) produced charge sheet against three accused for hatching a criminal conspiracy in connivance with each other for cheating and duping hard earned money of the complainant to the tune of Rs 5 lakh.
The accused against whom the charge sheet was produced included Vipan Gupta, son of Surinder Kumar Gupta, Manju Gupta, wife of Surinder Gupta and Aman Gupta, son of Surinder Gupta, all residents of H No F-378 Gurah Bakshi Nagar, Jammu.
A written complaint was lodged by complainant namely Rahul Gupta, son of Rattan Lal of H No 22, Sec-3, Sanjay Nagar, Jammu against Vipan Gupta, Aman Gupta and Manju Gupta alleging therein that the accused persons namely Vipan Gupta and Aman Gupta were running Money Committee Group under the name of M/s Shiv Finance Company situated at Bakshi Nagar, Jammu and that on their requests, the complainant also entered into the said money Committee Group and started paying monthly amount which added to the tune of Rs 5 lakh. After the completion of period of Money Committee group, the said accused persons failed to pay Rs 5 lakh and on the repeated requests by the complainant, the accused Vipan Gupta executed a non-judicial stamp paper (Pronote) and also signed a Hundi. Subsequently, provided two cheques of Rs 75,000 each. Thereafter, issued a cheque signed by him drawn on SBI Branch Shakti Nagar Jammu in favour of complainant to discharge his legally enforceable debt but that was dishonored by the bank.
Taking cognizance into the matter, Crime Branch Jammu registered a criminal case FIR No.17/2019 U/S 420, 120-B RPC. During the investigation, documentary/oral evidences were collected and charges of cheating and duping of the complainant of hard earned money by the accused persons with criminal conspiracy have been established.
The charge-sheet was produced today in the Court of Sub Judge, Jammu and next date of hearing is fixed as April 17, 2020.