Pune : Deccan Express | Pune Crime | A man from Pune was duped of ₹9,000 by a social media account holder who promised to sell him a dog of expensive breed. A 34-year-old man has lodged a complaint at the Vishrantwadi police station. A case has been registered against Aniket Deshmukh, a Facebook user.
According to the police, the transaction happened on August 15, 2020, when the man was looking to buy a pet. However, the case was registered on Tuesday. A complainant in the matter was lodged by a 34-year-old resident of Bhairavnagar in Dhanori, Pune.
According to the police, the plaintiff is fond of dogs. After searching on Facebook, he saw an advertisement for the sale of a puppy. One of the advertiser had given his mobile number. The plaintiff approached him and expressed his desire of buying golden retriever puppies. Accordingly, the person concerned asked the plaintiff to send Rs 9,000 on Google Pay (G-Pay).But he did not deliver the puppy and then told the man that the puppy was no more. However, he refused to return the money as well, according to the complainant.
Further investigations are being carried out by police inspector (crime) Manisha Zende at Vishrantwadi police station. A case under Sections 419 (personation) and 420 (cheating) of Indian Penal Code along with Sections 66(c) and 66(c) of Information Technology Act was registered at Vishrantwadi police station.