May 18, 2018, 10:59 PM

Nagpur’s Tehsil Police on Thursday booked two men for duping their younger brother of Rs 2.7 crore.

As per the police, on December 17, 2006, Eshwar Bhagwandas Sugandh (44) and Hiralal Bhagwandas Sugandh (48), both residents of old Bagadganj, forged the signature of their younger brother Shankar Bhagwandas Sugandh (42), a resident of Chhapru Nagar, to open a bank account in Shankar’s name at the Nagpur Nagrik Sahakari Bank.

On opening the bank account, Eshwar and Hiralal withdrew Rs 63,016 of the insurance money from the account. Since then, in the last 12 years, both of them, as claimed by Shankar, have made transactions under his name and withdrawn Rs 2.7 crore from the account.

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On the basis of Shankar’s complaint, Tehsil Police have booked Eshwar and Hiralal under sections 471, 420, 468 and 34 of the IPC. Further investigations are being done.

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