Fraudsters extorted Rs 10 lakh from a person looking for injection of black fungus for a friend. With the money, the accused had talked about delivery in two days, but neither gave the injection nor returned the money. Meanwhile, the victim’s friend also died. When the victim asked for the money back, the accused gave checks, which bounced. Now the victim has filed a report against two fraudsters at the Gomtinagar police station.
The deal was done through WhatsApp
Rajesh Bansal’s family members and Ratnakar Shukla started searching for injections in the drug market, but due to lack of stock, the injection was not arranged. During this, Ratnakar had a conversation with two youths on WhatsApp. In the conversation, both of them introduced themselves as Avnish Kumar, a resident of Hardoi and Ashish Kumar, a resident of Rae Bareli.
Both assured to provide injection. After this, on June 7, Ratnakar Shukla called both of them at home for a conversation. In the conversation, the accused talked about providing injections within two days.
15 thousand rupees per injection was demanded
The accused told the cost of 15 thousand rupees per injection. Accordingly, Rs 11.25 lakh was demanded for 75 vials. The victim told to reduce some Rs. In this negotiation, the deal was decided at Rs 10 lakh. To save the friend, Ratnakar agreed to take the injection. Ratnakar first gave Rs 4,83,250 in cash.
The accused talked about delivery of the injection only after getting the rest of the money. On this Ratnakar transferred Rs 5,16,250 from his Bank of Baroda Rajajipuram branch account to the account of the accused. The accused assured that the injection would reach by courier within two days.
sent fake track receipt
After taking the full amount, the accused sent the track receipt of the dispatch of a courier company to the victim. When the courier was not received even after two days, Ratnakar checked the track report and found it to be fake. From June 8 to June 27, the victim continued to contact the accused for injection, but the accused kept evasive.
On the other hand, Rajesh Bansal died on 28 June due to non-receipt of injection. After this, when the victim demanded Rs 10 lakh back from the accused, the accused started hesitant. On pressurization, the accused gave several checks of 10 lakhs which bounced.
Report filed in Gomtinagar police station
Ratnakar Shukla met ACP Gomtinagar Shweta Srivastava and complained about the matter three days ago in the case of this fraud of lakhs with him. Now on the orders of the ACP, the Gomtinagar police has registered a report against Avnish Kumar and Ashish Kumar on Wednesday.