Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, June 21:
Commissionerate police today arrested the proprietor and a director of a Bhubaneswar-based Odisha real estate firm on charges of duping a person of Rs 28 lakh by giving him a false promise of providing a piece of land.
Ambika Mohanty proprietor of Hindustan Developers and Manoj Mohapatra, a director of the firm, were arrested by the Commissionerate Police from Sahidnagar area for allegedly collecting Rs 28 lakh from Rajashree Baral for a 3,380 sq ft plot in Kateni area of Jatni, which was never handed over to her, police said.
Police said the duo had allegedly taken the amount from Baral in 2012.
The arrests were made following a complaint by her with the Sahidnagar police, they added.
Both have been forwarded to the court and further investigations are on, police said.