Crime Law Police

Posing as gas agency employee, conman makes off with 5K

A woman in Shanti Nagar was cheated of Rs. 5000 as a man, posing as the employee of the gas company, promised her a new gas regulator.

In her police complaint, the woman said that the man came to her doorstep and asked to check the gas regulator and tubing. He further convinced her by saying that if not replaced periodically, there are chances of an accident. He then proceeded to enter the house and said that the regulator seemed faulty, and should be replaced at once. He requeste Rs. 5000 to buy the regulator and even gave her a receipt, later found to be fake.

She contacted the gas agency when the man went missing, and later, filed a complaint.

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