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Three booked for duping man of Rs.70 lakh

Chandigarh, Feb 27 (IANS) Two men and a woman have been booked for allegedly duping a man of Rs.70 lakh over a land deal in the Mohali district of Punjab, an official said here Saturday.

The Economic Offence Wing (EOW) of Chandigarh police booked Kanwaljit Singh, Gurcharan Kaur and Surinder Singh on the complaint of Om Parkash who was duped of Rs.70 lakh.

Prakash was to buy a land in a village in Mohali district, around 20 km from here.

‘Kanwaljit had shown me a plot. He said the sale agreement will be ready in 30 days and demanded money from me. I paid him Rs.70 lakh but he neither made any sale agreement nor returned my money,’ said Parkash, who resides here in Sector 15.

An EOW official said: ‘Based on Parkash’s complaint, we have booked the three accused. Our investigation is still under process and we are verifying facts and figures of the case. We will take appropriate action against the accused very soon,’ he said.

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