Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Cuttack, Jul 28:
Chauliaganj Police in Odisha’s Cuttack city today arrested a couple for land fraud to the tune of Rs 50 lakh.
According to reports, the arrested couple, identified as Kishore Chandra Jena and his wife Damayanti Nayak, had formed a real estate company, Basundhara Land and Developers Ltd, in which Kishore was the director while his wife was the managing director.
The couple had collected about Rs 50 lakh from customers with the assurance to provide them with land plots. As the couple did not provide land to the customers after a long wait, the latter lodged a complaint with the police.
Acting on the complaint, police arrested the couple today.