A person allegedly cheated a 56-year-old lady from Navi Mumbai of money and jewelry price Rs 45 lakh after befriending her on a social media platform, police mentioned on Wednesday.
The girl, who has a son and is a resident of Sanpada space, separated from her husband in 2020.
Later, she met the 42-year-old accused, who’s from Cuffe Parade in neighbouring Mumbai and in addition married, on Fb they usually grew to become associates. The accused didn’t inform the girl that he was married, an official from Sanpada police station mentioned.
The accused began visiting the girl’s home often and each of them received married, as per the FIR.
Later, the accused allegedly began beating and abusing the sufferer and in addition threatened to kill her son. He additionally allegedly took from her cash and gold jewelry collectively price Rs 45 lakh, together with Rs 36 lakh in money, the police said quoting the grievance filed by the girl.
Based mostly on the grievance, the Sanpada police on Tuesday registered a case towards the accused below Indian Penal Code sections 406 (legal breach of belief), 323 (voluntarily inflicting damage), 494 (marrying once more throughout lifetime of husband or spouse), 504 (intentional insult with intent to impress breach of peace) and 506 (legal intimidation), he mentioned.
A probe was on into the case, he added.