JAIPUR: A 53-year-old trader from Fatehpur town of Sikar approached the superintendent of police, Sikar, asking for his intervention in lodging an FIR against loan sharks.
The victim, identified as Jagdish Poddar, claimed that he had taken a loan of Rs 7 lakh in 2016 and till date he has paid nearly Rs 95 lakh but still the loan sharks are harassing and threatening him with dire consequences. After the directions of the SP, Sikar, the Fatehpur Kotwali police registered a case late on Friday evening and initiated investigations into the matter.
A senior police officer of Fatehpur Kotwali police station while quoting the FIR on Saturday said, “Jagdish Poddar is a grocery trader in Fatehpur town and had taken Rs 7 lakh in 2016 from a man and agreed to pay some interest on the loan. Initially due to poor economic conditions he failed to repay the loan on time as discussed mutually. The victim claimed that the accused identified as Trilok later asked him to sign some stamp papers and started fleecing him every month. Such was the fear that in 2020 Jagdish had even sold one of his shops. He has claimed that he has so far paid Rs 95 lakh.”
He claimed in the FIR that the loan sharks have been threatening to kill his family if he failed to repay the dues. “I met this person and have also asked him to show the documents citing the transactions of the money he had already paid to the money lender. An FIR in this case has also been lodged and proper investigation would be done,” said Kunwar Rastradeep, Superintendent of police, Sikar.
The victim claimed that he had visited Fatehpur Kotwali police quite a few times but when the police did not pay heed to his complaint he met the SP, Sikar. tnn