Executive Befriends a Woman on Internet, Meets Her in a Hotel and She Walks Away With Rs. 1.36 Lakh Leaving him Unconscious

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Gurugram–A senior automobile firm executive was allegedly honeytrapped here and robbed of Rs 1.36 lakh by a woman he had befriended on social media.

The Economic Offences Wing has registered an FIR in the case on Tuesday after investigation into the incident which took place in April.

The victim, Vivek Saraswat, a native of Agra district, is employed with a car manufacturing company in IMT, Manesar.

As per his complaint, he befriended the woman on a social networking site in February. After a month-long contact on social media, the woman offered to meet Saraswat in a hotel.

“We decided to meet in a hotel for the entire night in Maneser. I booked a hotel Amera in Manesar area on April 1, 2019. We reached the hotel around 8 p.m. and had dinner along with alcoholic beverages,” Saraswat said in the FIR.

He said on reaching his hotel room, he became unconscious and when he regained consciousness next morning, he found himself alone in the room with his wallet, cell phones, credit and debit cards, and identity cards all missing.

During investigation it emerged that the woman had transferred Rs 1.36 lakh through the victim’s cards to a bank account.

“We have registered an FIR following the recommendation of Economic Offences Wing (EOW) and efforts are on to nab the culprit,” said ASI Ashok Kumar of Palam Vihar police station. (IANS)

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