Coimbatore: Two cheats were registered cases against by the police for having swindled Rs. 57 lakh from two parents by promising medical seats for their children at a Mangaluru-based medical academy.
Complainant K Sundaramurthy from Annur, an assistant engineer at TANGEDCO, had on June 15, 2016, approached Sanjeevkumar, a Thindal native in Erode district for a medical seat under management quota at KS Hegde Medical Academy at Mangaluru in Karnataka.
Sanjeev Kumar introduced him to C Thimaiah from Medikeri, a sacked employee of the medical academy to him. Thimaiah, in turn, asked him for a payment of Rs 34 lakh to get his child a medical seat. The money was transferred by K Sundaramurthy into Thimaiah’s bank accounts in various installments.
Sanjeevkumar and Thimaiah later also cheated a P Duraisamy from Annur of Rs 23 lakh by promising a medical seat for his son at the same academy reported the TOI.
The two complaints led the DCP police register two cases against Thimaiah and Sanjeevkumar under Sections 417, 406, 420 and 34 of IPC.