Meerut, Oct 28: A yet another incident of cheating has been reported from the Meerut district of Uttar Pradesh. Two men said to be ‘tantriks’ have cheated a London-returned doctor of Rs 2.5 cr by selling him ‘Aladdin Ka Chirag’ promising that it could fulfill all his wishes.
The incident took place in the Khairnagar area under Brahmpuri police station area of the city. The victim identified as Dr Laeek Khan has approached police against the cheats.
According to a report in Hindi daily Hindustan, police have arrested the two accused and recovered the ‘magical lamp’.
In 2018, a patient named Sameena came into contact with the doctor. Later, the doctor then frequently visited her home for dressing following her operation.
The doctor said he met a tantrik named Islamuddin at the lady’s house. The tantrik made big promises about his magical powers. Islamuddin promised the doctor to make him a billionaire.
After this, the tantrik and his friend promised the doctor to give him ‘Aladdin Ka Chirag’ According to the doctor, the two accused often made him see the ‘jinn’ appearing from the chirag.
Whenever the doctor asked the cheats to take the chirag to his home, they scared him saying it will do bad to him if he touched the lamp.
Later, the doctor realised that the jinn was none other than Islamuddin, the husband of his patient Sameena.
The doctor said the accused cheated him of Rs 2.5 cr in total for selling him the ‘Aladdin Ka Chirag’. He paid the money in installments.
The doctor later approached Meerut Superintendent of Police (SSP) in this regard and sought his help to nab the accused.
Brahampuri Circle Officer (CO) Amit Rai said they have arrested two men, Islamuddin and his friend Anees, for alleged fraud. The police are also making efforts to nab the woman.