Faridabad man held for duping over 2,000 people
A man wanted for allegedly duping over 2,000 people to the tune of over Rs 3 crore on the pretext of providing affordable houses under Pradhan MantriAwasYojna was recently arrested from his residence in Faridabad.
“Rajinder Kumar Tripathi (57) also cheated four different companies — Goldmine Adverstisement Company Ltd, Vermillion Communications (P) Ltd, M/S Graphic Aids (P) Ltd and M/s Wizcraft Advertising — to the tune of Rs 1 crore for inviting tenders for organizing an event, RashtiyaAwas Divas, for the promotion of Pradhan MantriAwasYojna,” said Additional Commissioner of Police A.K. Singla.
“During investigation, Tripathi was also found hosting a website ‘https://www.nhdoindia.org’ by the name of National Housing Development Organization (NHDO) and was using Prime Minister NarendraModi and Minister of Housing and Poverty Alleviation to promote his organization. He wanted the people to believe that NHDO was a government organization under Ministry of Housing, government of India,” Singla said.