Woman who conned husband and fled with valuables arrested


Crime watch

Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal Gautam Nagar police have arrested a bride who had fled with jewellery and valuables along with her woman accomplice, while search for other suspects is on. Police probe has revealed that the suspects work in a gang and cheat unsuspecting people in the name of marriage and later the bride flees with valuables. According to Gautam Nagar police, Jeevan Jat, 28, is a farmer by profession. In February 2017, he was introduced with a woman named Mahi, resident of Gautam Nagar, through a pandit. At that time Jeevan was told that the woman lived along with her uncle Rajesh Singh, aunt Sheela Singh and brother Satendra Singh in a rented house. Jeevan and his family members arrived and the marriage was fixed. The entire expensed were borne by Jeevan as the bride and her family said they were too poor. One Rajendra Singh who acted as middleman was paid Rs 70,000. Later after marriage the woman Mahi refused to establish physical relationship saying she was unable to do so as she had to fulfil a ‘mannat’ (wish from God). On November 3, Rajesh Singh received a phone call from Mahi’s family asking him to come to Bhopal to attend a programme along with Mahi. Rajendra reached Bhopal along with Mahi. Later they sent Rajendra somewhere on some pretext and when Rajendra returned he found all of them were missing along with the jewellery and valuables. Rajendra went to their rented house in Gautam Nagar and learnt that they had vacated the house. After this Rajendra and his kin lodge3d a complaint.Probe revealed that the youth whom the woman had introduced as her brother was in fact her lover. The uncle and aunt were in fact members of the gang. The mastermind of the gang is an auto driver. All the suspects belong to Ashta. Police suspect the gang members conned several other men similarly in the past.

Raped for five years on pretext of marriage

Under Shahjehanaba police station, a woman was raped for five years on the pretext of marriage. Police said the plaintiff lived along with her two children in Mazdoor Nagar. Six years back her husband had divorced her. In 2013, the woman came in contact with accused Naved Khan who lived near her house. He started visiting the woman frequently and established physical relations with her.He also promised to marry her and often sexually exploited the plaintiff. Recently the woman asked Naved to marry her. Initially he adopted dilatory tactics but when woman insisted he threatened to kill her. After this the woman lodged a complaint at the police station.