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Lottery scam in Mehsana Sunday, August 26, 2001
MEHSANA: A gang of conmen that cheated people of Satlasana taluka of lakhs of rupees by starting an illegal lottery scheme has gone underground following a case filed in the Kheralu court.
According to the complaint lodged at the Kheralu court, Arvindbhai Chhaganlal Patel and his accomplices had started Umiya enterprise in 1998 near Roshni theatre in Satlasana. Under a scheme members were enrolled and each member was asked to pay Rs 600 per month to get a scooter in a draw.
However, after a few draws, the firm was wound up and when members asked for refund, they were threatened by the organisers.
However, after the court case gangsters have gone underground and the police has begun manhunt for them.
News Source : Times Of India News Service [ Lightning News ]
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