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In these two Uttar Pradesh crimes, a curious case of defendants changing roles


Both defendants are now in jail

New Delhi:

A kidnapping and its investigation that revealed Fraud – a curious case of role switching between accused and victim has unfolded over the past three days across Meerut and Noida, culminating in the arrest of the two.

Following the arrest of a man accused of theft and kidnapping, the police discovered that the kidnapped businessman had a case of fraud against him and that the plaintiff was none other than the man accused of having removed it.

Businessman Amit Kumar was abducted on Thursday night in the Kasna area of ​​Greater Noida. The three defendants reportedly stopped his car at a roundabout, beat him and his driver Kundan and fired warning shots. They then sped off with Kumar.

Following a complaint from Kumar’s driver, the police searched several locations, arrested the main defendant Parwinder Tevatiya and recovered the car and gun used in the crime.

As they dug deeper, the police discovered that Kumar had a fraud case against him of Rs 2.50 crore at a police station in Meerut. It is alleged that he misled people by claiming he had contacts in the Home Office and could find them government jobs.

According to senior police officer Vishal Pandey, Kumar had previously helped Tewatiya with a land issue by threatening an official to claim his ties to the ministry.

Afterwards, the businessman told Tewatiya that he could recruit people for government positions. Convinced, Tewatiya pushed the case of his daughter and several others and gave Kumar around Rs 2.50 crore to do the job, police said.

After a year and no one got the promised jobs, Tewatiya filed a complaint with the police, but no action followed.

Police said Tewatiya then installed a GPS system on Kumar’s car, tracked him and removed him. Tewatiya told police he was arrested while taking Kumar to Meerut police station who filed a complaint against him.

Meerut Police have now arrested Kumar. Tewatiya is in the custody of Noida Police in the kidnapping case.

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