Phagwara (Punjab), Mar 29 (PTI) Police today booked two travel agents for allegedly duping a man of Rs 2 lakh on the pretext of sending him abroad on work permit. Also Read - Schools Reopen in These States From Today; Number of Hours, Students Restricted | Check Guidelines

The travel agents are Sukhdev Singh of Khurala Kingra and Sukhpaul Singh of Phagwara, police said. Also Read - Shaurya Chakra Awardee Balwinder Singh Who Fought Militancy in Punjab Shot Dead, CM Sets up SIT

Police said that a case under IPC Section 420 (cheating and dishonestly inducing delivery of property) was registered yesterday against the duo on a complaint of Varinder Kumar, a resident of Nakodar. Also Read - School Reopening News India: Three Hours, 2 Shifts; Normal Classes to Resume in This State From Monday | Read Details

The complainant told police that the duo promised to send him to Malaysia on work permit.

The complainant alleged that he was neither sent to Malaysia nor his money was returned by the duo.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.