Rs 4 lakh fraud with vanishing ink
When Anindita Roy gave two cancelled cheques signed by her as a pre-condition to get a personal loan from a private bank, little did she realize that these cheques will be used to pump out all her savings of more than Rs 4 lakh. The man who posed as the agent of the bank had applied ‘volatile’ ink and erased the word ‘cancelled’ from the cheques.
The fraudster, Arijit Sen alias Sourav Ghosh, was arrested by the Kolkata Police detective department on Tuesday.
It was in November 2011 that Sen had approached Anindita and her husband Soutam Ghosh for a personal loan. After Anindita agreed to apply for the loan, she was asked to provide photocopies of her photo identity card, bank statement and three cheques â€” the documents required for a personal loan.
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Raveena Tandon to file case against film festival organiser
Raveena Tandon Thadani, who was recently in Jaipur, has alleged that Hanuman Chaudhary alias Hanu Roj, the organizer of the Jaipur International Film Festival (JIFF) didn’t pay for her tickets in time, and when she was given a cheque, it bounced.
Irked by this, the actress is planning to file a case against him. Accompanied by her director Sudipto Chattopadhyaya, Raveena attended the JIFF 2013 in February and a cheque was issued to her for her airfare. She attended the closing ceremony on February 3 as her film Shobhana 7 Nights was awarded in the Special Recognition category in the fest.
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Accused uses toilet exit to flee police custody
A 39-year-old man, who was booked in a cheque bouncing case by the KasturbaMarg police, slipped out of their custody on the pretext of going to a lavatory on Tuesday night. SantoshRane, the accused, was booked under section 138 of the Negotiable Instruments Act. He slipped out at Mira-Bhayander while being escorted to the Thane prison. A case, in connection with his escape, has been registered at the Kashimira police station by the KasturbaMarg cops.
Rane is a resident of Siddharth Nagar in Borivali East. The 17th metropolitan magistrate court at Borivali had issued a proclamation against him, following which the Kasturba Marg police tried to trace him earlier this year. When they failed to find him, the Kasturba Marg cops filed a report to that effect in the 17th court. Meanwhile, the Borivali police arrested Rane in a separate case of cheating. On learning of his arrest by the Borivali police, the Kasturba Marg cops obtained a transfer warrant for his custody.
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