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Two Punjab women dupe six with lure of Canada

Punjab Police have filed cases against a mother-daughter duo for duping at least six people of several lakhs of rupees on the pretext of helping them get permanent residency in Canada.



Mohali: Punjab Police have filed cases against a mother-daughter duo for duping at least six people of several lakhs of rupees on the pretext of helping them get permanent residency in Canada, police said on Thursday in Mohali, about 10 km away from the state capital Chandigarh.

According to the police, the accused have been identified as Sukhwinder Kaur and her daughter Sumeet Kaur. They are yet to be arrested.

The action was taken on a complaint from Sukhchain Singh, a resident of Muktsar town in Punjab, a police official said.

"Sukhchain said that Sukhwinder had promised to help him settle in Canada and took nearly Rs.20 lakh in two instalments. She said that her brother was settled in Canada and he would get him a work permit," as per the police officer.

"We suspect that Sukhwinder and her daughter had duped five more people on the pretext of sending them abroad," he added.

IANS

From Zee News

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