The Gurugram Police on arrested four persons, including a deputy commandant of Border Security Force (BSF), over the last two days for allegedly duping owners of four city-based construction firms of over ₹150 crore.
Police said the deputy commandant, Praveen Yadav, was the kingpin of the gang, posed an IPS officer on deputation as a NSG group commander at the Manesar campus, and promised the victims to provide construction contracts for various work on the campus. The NSG is part of the Indian special forces under the ministry of home affairs.
Praveen allegedly provided the four owners of construction firms with letters of intent and copies of fake tender contracts and, according to the police, also made them deposit money in an account with a private bank, in the name of “Office of GC (Garrison), Station HQ, NSG, Manesar”, on the pretext that it was earnest money for tender allocation.
Police identified the other suspects as Praveen’s wife Mamta Yadav, sister Ritu Raj Yadav and his friend Dinesh Kumar.
Police said the contractors have complained against eight people, and they are still verifying facts based on which others will be arrested.
Police said they recovered ₹13.81 crore in cash from Praveen, and six high-end cars from the four suspects.
KK Rao, Gurugram Police commissioner, said on January 8, they received an online complaint from one Monesh Israni, who alleged that he had been duped by an officer posted at NSG Manesar campus, and who was taking…