Girl duped of Rs 1.34 lakh on pretext of winning car
Based on girl's complaint, a case has been registered against accused at Kothwali Police station.
Tabassum, a class 12 student, had in January watched anad of a jackpot contest in a news channel in which a question was asked "Who is in Dhoom 3 - Aamir Khan or Salman Khan? , and a lucky winner would be given a car.
"After sending the answer on a 4-digit number, I, on Feburary 4, received a call from an unknown person who posed himself as one Raj Malhotra calling from a famous TV show. He told me on phone that I have won the contest and for this, his company would award me a car as prize. He also offered me that if I am not interested in taking car, I can take prize money running into Rs 6.65 lakh. Thereafter, I chose the second option," Tabassum told PTI.
She also said that Malhotra then asked about her address to send me the prize money, adding that after few minutes, he told her that she had to deposit Rs 12,600 into his company's bank account to get her prize money.
"Following his instructions, I deposited the same amount into an account given by him. Few minutes later, he called up and told me that since I had a student bank