Man sentenced two years imprisonment for cheating female tourist

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Srinagar, July 02 (KNB): A man was sentenced for two years imprisonment by court U/S 420 RPC for cheating and extract huge amount from a lady Sarawit Patara Chokchai of Thailand staying in Germany at present Shining Star Guest House, Dalgate Srinagar.
A written complaint was lodged by the complainant namely Sarawit Patara Chokchai of Thailand staying in Germany at present Shining Star Guest House, Dalgate Srinagar stating that she came to Kashmir in the year 2007 and stayed in the House Boat of Aslam Dangola, who took her to Shaw Art Place where she met Mushtaq, a salesman and both of them took her to Lalchowk in a car. One more person namely Mohsin boarded the car she was travelling in who interacted with her and enquired about her next day’s programme.



The complaint further reads that she told him that she wanted to see some gardens upon which accused Moshin said he will accompany her and show her some beautiful gardens. Accused Moshin took her and Aslam Dogola to his show room where they stayed for about four hours. The accused Moshin told her that tomorrow he will show her some gardens and on the next day he came to pick up her at 4 O’clock and took her to his home and introduced her to his parents and sister and all of them treated her well. After that Moshin took her in a Shikara and told her that he is a bachelor and both of them stayed in House Boat for two days and took some photographs and then he dropped her at Airport.



Accused Moshin tricked her to purchase a second-hand car in his name and also cheated her to construct a home here, which Moshin told her that it will be later transferred in her name, besides he managed to extract huge amount from her on one pretext or the other.
The Hon’ble Court after hearing defence counsel and Prosecuting Officer Shahista Zahoor, convicted the accused Moshin Shah S/o Wahid Shah R/o Brane, Nishat Srinagar U/S 420 RPC and sentenced him to undergo simple imprisonment for a period of two years. (KNB)