Builder among 3 arrested for land fraud in Odisha capital

Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate  Police arrested three persons, including a builder in separate cases of fraudulent land deal in the state capital.

The Mancheswar police arrested two persons–Amit Nayak and Sanjit Mohaptra–on charges of duping a person on the pretext of selling land in Chakeisiani area here. The duo with the help a fake proprietor managed to take Rs 49 lakh and 19 lakh fraudulently from the victim, in two phases.

Similarly, Saheed Nagar police arrested Sarala Realcon Builders Chief Gayadhar Jena late last night for land fraud to the tune of Rs 5 lakh. His arrest unfolded two other cases of land fraud.

During interrogation, it was revealed that he has also cheated few Army and CRPF Jawans of Jammu and Kashmir. The accused has been arrested four times before this on similar charges.

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Meanwhile, DCP Umashankar Das urged people to immediately contact the anti-fraud cell of Commissionerate Police if they have been the victim of fraudulent land deal by the accused.

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