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CHANDIGARH CRIME BANCH POLICE ARRESTED ODISHA GAMBLER FROM DELHI ON CHEATING TEN THOUSANDS EURO FROM CHANDIGARH

January 12, 2019 08:27 PM

Chandigarh (Face2News)

In a major breakthrough the Crime Branch of Chandigarh Police under the supervision of DSP Pawan Kumar team headed by Inspector Amanjot Singh is able to arrest the person who is involved in the incident of cheating of 10,000 Euros from Sector-9, Chandigarh.

Police  told to media on Saturday that Snigdha Saurav Dash S/o Sh. Samarendra Dash R/o Vill. Barabatiya Distt. Kendra Pada (Odisha). Aged 30 years. Who is working as consultant with the channel National Geographic and who was earlier research analyst with the same channel. He has done his B.Tech and M.Tech from NIT Nagpur and MBA from IMT Gaziabad.

After cheating the said amount Snigdha Saurav Dash he immediately went to Delhi and then from Delhi he entered Nepal by road in a bus and lost all the money in Grand Casino, Nepal and he came back to Delhi on 2.1.2019. He is habitual gambler and visited almost all the gambling hubs of the world i.e. Hong Kong, Singapore, Macaw, Nepal, Goa and Sikkim etc.

Police said, on January 8 an information was received that the person who in involved in cheating of 10,000 Euro from Sector-9, Chandigarh is presently staying in the area of Connaught Place, Delhi. Acting swiftly upon this information a team was sent to Delhi, where accused Snigdha Saurav Dash was arrested from the York Hotel, Connaught Place, Delhi.

Police said, Snigdha Saurav Dash is an educated person, with the criminal intent and with the bent of mind to earn easy money by cheating innocent people. He used to search on internet about the money changers and then by procuring their telephone number from the internet he used to make them calls and asked them to bring certain amount of money at the given address and used to pretend that he is the owner of the place where he has called the money changer for changing India Rupees into foreign currency. He used to gain their confidence and make them sit at that place and take the foreign currency on the pretext of giving them the India currency, whereas the money changer kept on sitting and waiting for him to come back and in the mean time Snigdha Saurav Dash used to flee with cheated amount.

SAME METHOD ADOPTED  ON DECEMBER 24 LAST YEAR

Snigdha Saurav Dash, on December 24  last year , adopted the same modus operandi and called Manchanda Money Changer to SCO No. 156,157, Sec.9, Chandigarh and pretend them that this is his office and took 10,000 Euros from them and asked them to wait in the office and let him bring the Indian Currency. As the Money changers were waiting, he fled away with the 10,000 Euros. Regarding this case FIR No. 252 dated 24.12.2018 u/s 420 IPC PS-3, Chandigarh was registered.

On 24.12.2018 after cheating the said amount Snigdha Saurav Dash he immediately went to Delhi and then from Delhi he entered Nepal by road in a bus and lost all the money in Grand Casino, Nepal and he came back to Delhi on 2.1.2019. He is habitual gambler and visited almost all the gambling hubs of the world i.e. Hong Kong, Singapore, Macaw, Nepal, Goa and Sikkim etc.

PREVIOUS RECORD: Snigdha Saurav Dash has a tainted past and previously arrested by Delhi Police in year 2016 for cheating money Changer of 8000 USD in which he has been arrested and presently on bail.

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC CHANNEL DENIES CONNECTION WITH ACCUSED

Meanwhile National Geographic Channel, spokesperson in a statement, said, as per record “Saurav Dash has never been an employee or a consultant of National Geographic’’

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