PANAJI: Economic Offence Cell(EOC) of Goa police has filed 850 pages chargesheet with JMFC Vasco against Bihar native Noor Ahmed and his wife Nahira Ahmed for duping over 250 people to the tune of over Rs 1.37 crore on the pretext of selling flats through fraud schemes.
Over 250 people, primarily from Mormugao have filed complaints against the duo with EOC.
Noor who was on the run after committing the fraud was arrested from India-Nepal border in Nov 2022.
As per EOC, accused Ahmad Ahmed and his wife Nahir Ahmed formed a criminal conspiracy and dishonestly induced all the complainants to deliver Rs.04 to 05 lakhs in consideration of giving the flats/apartments in the Vasco area.
The flats and apartments were on a long-term lease for a period of 3-5 yrs by executing leave and license agreement before Notary subject to renewal of the same for every 11 months on a monthly compensation of RS.300/- to 400/.
The accused pretended to be in their possession, which is actually owned by some other owners and in return, they gave a cross cheque amounting to 4 to 5 lakhs as surety and fled away from Goa, thereby cheating all the complainants for the tune of Rs.3,17,46,000.
They had about a month ago filed complaints against Ahmad at the Vasco police station but were told earlier this week that the nature of the case is such that it does not fall within their jurisdiction but that of the EOC.
Ahmad is accused of duping dozens of families by accepting large sums of money on the promise of giving them apartment flats on a long lease basis in addition to certain financial benefits.