The police on Friday booked a lady impersonating as a school professor for duping two Dugri inhabitants of Rs 3.41 lakh on the pretext of securing authorities positions for their daughters.

The accused has been identified as Shweta Sehgal of Noorwala highway. According to the police, the girl is by now going through trial in identical circumstances of fraud.

Complainant Kulwant Singh of Bhai Himmat Singh Nagar of Dugri. Kulwant stated that the accused, who had claimed to be a professor at Govt College or university for Women of all ages, Bharat Nagar Chowk, confident him of securing a clerical task for his daughter and demanded Rs 80,000 for the exact same. The accused also duped Kulwant’s relative Satnam Singh, who also wished to of Rs 2.61 lakh on the same pretext.

Kulwant additional that the accused even took their daughters to Chandigarh on the pretext of an job interview but returned soon after roaming right here and there. When they demanded their funds back, the accused issued two cheques to them which had been dishonoured by the bank. They then lodged a criticism with the police on March 16.

ASI Manjit Singh, who is investigating the situation, mentioned that a case experienced been registered from the lady below Segment 420(dishonest) of the IPC.

The girl experienced previously duped an astrologer, a hosiery unit owner, and 10 some others of all around Rs 30 lakh money on pretext of securing authorities work opportunities for their relatives members.

The ASI added that a hunt was on to arrest the female.