Pune Crime: Man promised admission for daughter, duped of Rs 2 L

The Wanawadi police have booked one Machchindra Vasant More, a resident of Katraj, on charges of duping a wine shop owner of Rs 2 lakh by promising admission to his daughter in Lower KG at a prestigious school in Camp. More has been booked under section 420 of the IPC.

Police Inspector V A Sawant said, “More had promised to help Nilesh Tukaram Gawali (36), a resident of Wanawadi, secure admission for his daughter at St Andrews school in Camp. More had initially demanded Rs 1 lakh from Gawali for this.”

“In December, Gawali gave Rs 80,000 to More and then another Rs 20,000 a few days later. Despite this, Gawali could not get admission for his daughter. When the complainant realised he had been duped by More, he approached us and lodged a complaint,” said Sawant.

 “More could have cheated many other citizens,” he added.

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