Pune: Cops from the Wanowrie police have booked a man for allegedly duping a wine shop owner for Rs one lakh, under the pretext of giving admission to his daughter in the lower kindergarten section of a reputed school in the cantonment area, back in 2012.
The suspected admission tout has been identified as Machindra Vasant More. A complaint has been registered by Nilesh Gavali, a resident of Wanowrie .
As per the information given by the cops, the suspect had approached the complainant in 2012 and boasted of good contacts in some of the schools in the cantonment area. He promised to help the complainant's daughter get admission in one of the reputed schools for the academic year 2013-14.
The suspect then told the complainant to shell out Rs 1.75 lakh for the seat.
"More then paid him Rs one lakh over two installments. However, no admission was done in the said school," said a police officer attached to the 2013-14 Wanowrie police station.
The officer said that the complainant had been demanding back his money from the suspect for the last two years, following which, Gavali lodged a complaint against More.