Kaup, Nov 10, 2018: A woman named Haseena hailing from Uchila Muloor has been fleeced to the tune of Rs 9 lakh by some people whom she had approached with an intention to adopt a girl child.
It is learnt that Haseena who intended to adopt a child got information through online that a girl child from England is available for adoption as per the law of the land. She accordingly gave her details and received a call on October 25 asking her to deposit Rs 40,000 towards the supply of essentials for the child. Haseena did accordingly and remitted the amount to the account of a certain Krishna Kumar through the Kaup branch of Syndicate Bank.
Later she had received calls from persons with different names asking her to remit money failing which a complaint would be lodged against her. Haseena in her complaint with the town police said she had thus lost Rs 9 lakh.