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Ulhasnagar man dupes customers by giving fake payment receipt of electricity bills; held

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This story was first published in the Times of India on March 15, 2021)Kalyan: The Central police in Ulhasnagar have arrested a man who cheated several people by giving them a fake receipt for payment of electricity bills in Ulhasnagar.The arrested accused identified as Deepak Shrivastava, is a resident of camp number 3 in Ulhasnagar.The police said the incident came to light after the electricity department during cutting the connection of those who did not pay their electricity bills found several people in Sai Baba Nagar area were cheated by Shrivastava whogave them fake payment receipt of their electricity bills. After electricity staff learnt about several such incidents, they shared information with their senior official Kishor Jaykar. Jaykar later upon personal enquiry with affected consumers found that Shrivastava had taken money fromthem to pay their electricity bill and in return given them fake receipts.As per finding, Jaykar later approached local Central police who after registering an FIR arrested Shrivastava for cheating seven people.

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