Thane (Maharashtra), Nov. 4 (PTI), Police have filed a complaint against two people, including a female, for allegedly defrauding a Maharashtra district garment manufacturer, Bhiwandi, of Rs. 55 lakh, as they failed to pay him after purchasing goods. An official confirmed this on Saturday.
He said that the complainant lives in Bhiwandi at Kamatghar.
“The accused woman, who owns a fabrics unit in Mumbai, and her manager purchased garments worth more than Rs 69.37 lakh on credit from the complainant between October 2022 and January 2023. But they paid only Rs 13.99 lakh to him so far,” the official of Narpoli police station said.
He said that despite repeated reminders the couple failed to pay him the remaining amount and duped him for Rs 55.38 lakh.
According to the police, a complaint was filed against the accused under Indian Penal Code (IPC), sections 420 and 406 of the IPC (cheating), criminal breach of trust (406) and common intention (34). PTI COR
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