Chhattishgarh cops get transit remand of Krishnagar youth for laundering money with fake job promise

Chhattishgarh cops get transit remand of Krishnagar youth for laundering money with fake job promise

Biswabrata Goswami

KRISHNAGAR, 9 MAR: A 35-year-old youth, accused of laundering money on the context of giving jobs to people, was arrested from Kanthapota under Kotwali police station limits in Nadia and sent on transit remand for three days to Chhattishgarh after the Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) court in Krishnagar granted Chhattishgarh police permission to take him to Bhatapra in Chhattishgarh, today.

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Speaking to Hummingbird News, Jeevan Lal Verma, IO of Bhatapara police station in Chhattishgarh said, “The accused named as Sushovan Ghosh alias Bhombal had used his bank account number for transaction of money related with the fake job promise. One Ram Sankar Patel had lodged a complaint with the Bhatapara police station on 17 January, 2022 where he alleged that the accused had asked him to pay Rs 2.5 lakh in his account. Accordingly, he paid the amount but soon he realized that it was a fake job promise and then he approached to the police.”

The Chhattishgarh police have initiated a case and arrested four persons with regards to this matter. During interrogation, the name of Sushovan came in the surface and the police immediately contacted the Nadia police to arrest the accused. Today, the Chhattishgarh police accompanied by the Kotwali police raided his house at Kanthalpota and picked him up from his house, a police officer said.

Raja Dube, defence lawyer said, “Sushovan has business relation with one Prabir Adhikari of Santipur. Prabir has construction materials business of sand and stones. Sushovan had given his debit card to his business friend Prabir to use. He didn’t have any knowledge of money laundering cases with fake job promise. Suddenly when police raided his house, he was stumbled on hearing that his account number was used for transaction of money related with duping people.”

Mr Dube said the accused has been booked under sections of 420/419/466/468/473/120B of Indian Penal Code (IPC) and 34 CrPC.

Tags: #Chhattishgarh #Bhatapara #BaludaBazar #Krishnagar #TransitRemand #LaunderingMoney

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