BSF Commandant, 3 others held in Rs 125 cr tender cheating case

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BSF Commandant, 3 others held in Rs 125 cr tender cheating case

Friday, 14 January 2022 | Parvesh Sharma | Gurugram

In a breakthrough, a Special Investigation Team (SIT) of the Gurugram police have arrested a Border Security Force (BSF) Commandant his wife, sister and one other man for allegedly cheating of Rs 125 crore in the name of getting a construction tender at the National Security Guard (NSG) campus Manesar in Gurugram.

The police said on Thursday, a total of 13.81 crores and 6 high-end vehicles (Tata Harrier, Rangerover, Jeep Compass, BMW, Safari and Volvo) were recovered from his possession.

The culprits have been identified as BSF Deputy Commandant Praveen Yadav, his wife Mamta Yadav, sister Rituraj Yadav who was a manager at a private bank, and Dinesh. According to the police, ?the complainant  Monesh Israni and three others filed separate written complaints to the Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), Manesar, Gurugram on January 8. Israni told the police that Praveen Yadav, posing as the Deputy Commandant, Dinesh Mohan Sorkhi and Kamal Singh in connivance with their other associates had cheated them of Rs 125 crore in the name of getting the construction tender of Perifill Road, STP and housing flats in the NSG campus Manesar.

Acting promptly, Commissioner of Gurugram police constitutes an SIT led by ACP (crime), Preet Pal Sangwan including Inspector Sandeep Kumar, Incharge Manesar crime branch who with the held of lead inputs arrested the alleged criminal on Thursday.

During police interrogation, they disclosed that Yadav was the mastermind of this fraud. Yadav works as a Deputy Commandant in the BSF and was on deputation and was stationed till the last year-2021 in the NSG campus Manesar.

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