he Delhi Police Economic Offence Wing (EOW) has arrested on the pretext of arranging tender of Food Corporation of India and agency of Toyota company in Punjab region. The accused has cheated a sum of Rs 4.62 crore out of which Rs 1.62 crore was given through banking transactions and Rs 3 crore in cash.
Arrested accused Praveen Kumar Singh along with his associates had induced the Punjab based complainant for providing the road tenders.
The case is pertaining to an FIR filed at North Avenue Police Station on September 2016. The case was later transferred to the Economic Offence Wing for further investigation. After a preliminaryÂ enquiry, a team consisting of Inspector Nitin Kumar,Â ASIÂ JaipalÂ Singh and CtÂ MohanÂ was constituted under the leadership supervision of senior official’s.
During the course of an investigation, it was found that the accused Praveen Kumar Singh had introduced himself asÂ well connectedÂ with politicians and residing in MP Flats in North Avenue. He promised the complainant that he will make arrangements for getting FCI tenders and agency of Toyota for the Punjab region in hisÂ favourÂ and duped Rs 4.62 Crores for this job from the complainant.
He neither facilitated any tender or agency, in the name of the complainant. The complaint later gave a complaint to the police which was converted into an FIR.
In the course of an initial investigation, accused Praveen Kumar Singh had joined the investigation of the case, but later on, he stopped joiningÂ the investigationÂ atÂ EOWÂ and went absconding.
Fearing his arrest, he later approached HonâbleÂ courts for getting relief and admitted to depositing the cheated amount with the court.Â AfterÂ failing to get any relief from the court he kept running away from the law. Efforts were made to trace the accused person and, was arrested, while he was visiting his lawyerâs office.
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