Three cases registered against fake PMO officer in Gujarat. ahmedabad news

A day after an Ahmedabad man was arrested for posing as a top official of the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), it is learned that this is not the first time that he has duped people and government machinery in the name of the PM. Cheated ,
Sahayata has allegedly duped several people of Rs 3.25 crore as per three cases of cheating registered in Gujarat, police said. Patel was arrested on his third ‘VVIP’ visit to Jammu and Kashmir. He kept presenting himself every time as Additional Director (Strategy and Operations) in the PMO. Gujarat police said it has been visiting the valley since 2015 “to review development projects”.
“Kiran Patel allegedly visited various areas in Jammu and Kashmir to oversee development projects such as the Pir Panjal tunnel project and the redevelopment of Lal Chowk in Srinagar. He also claimed that he has been tasked by the PMO to instill confidence in the people of Kashmir and inspire them to repose faith in the central government,” said a police officer associated with the probe.
The Gujarat police also suspect him of visiting four other states – Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Delhi and Uttar Pradesh – as a bureaucrat. Kiran Patel, a resident of Ghodasar, runs an audit firm, Modified Concepts Pvt Ltd, on CG Road in Navrangpura area of ​​Ahmedabad.
The first case against him was registered in 2017 at Naroda in Ahmedabad. The latter was recorded in Bayad area of ​​Aravalli and another in Ravapura area of ​​Vadodara in August 2019.
On February 23, 2017, a DJ from Naroda named Rahul Parmar filed a complaint of cheating, breach of trust and criminal conspiracy against Patel and four of his family members, for allegedly taking 16 cars from them and failing that, Rs 1 crore. Was accused of cheating. to return them. The second complaint was lodged by Paritosh Shah, a businessman from Paldi in Ahmedabad. He alleged that Patel and two of his associates engaged him to install lights and other decorations for a garba program at Navlakhi Maidan in Vadodara, but failed to pay Rs 1 crore. On August 22, 2019, Ashish Patel, a school teacher from Radodara village in Bayad, lodged a complaint of cheating against Kiran Patel and three of his family members. Ashish told the police that one of the accused lured him with the promise of big money investing in tobacco and cattle-feed business. He paid them a total of Rs. 25 crores between April 1, 2014 and May 19, 2016, but no returns were received.
Participated in the meeting organized by BJP workers
Kiran Patel usually attended the meetings of BJP workers. He was seen moving around Kamalam, the CMO and the secretariat, the BJP headquarters in Koba, to establish his rapport with the bigwigs in the government and the saffron party. A party leader claimed that Patel had taken Rs 25 lakh from him. Patel organized a precursor to an international event to be held in the state. He also shared photographs of his family members along with several senior BJP leaders. He created a group in the name of PM Narendra Modi and charged registration fees from those who wanted to join the group.
Conman sent to judicial custody
On Friday, a Srinagar court sent Kiran Patel to judicial custody for 15 days. Based on a tip-off by the Jammu and Kashmir CID, Patel was arrested on March 3 from the Lalit Hotel in Srinagar. At least 10 fake visiting cards and two mobile phones were seized from him.
The details of his act became public after he was produced in the court on Thursday. According to police sources, three more people were with Patel, but they managed to escape.
Patel was taken to Nishat police station, where an FIR was registered for cheating, forgery and impersonation. A team headed by SP East Srinagar is probing the matter.
As a high-ranking official in the PMO, Patel moved around in a bulletproof vehicle with Z-plus security, enjoyed five-star accommodations, and threatened bureaucrats and police with transfers during multiple visits to Jammu and Kashmir. before his cover was blown.
Gave ‘update’ on development projects in Kashmir
Introducing herself as a PMO official, Kiran Patel gave important updates and reviewed various development projects in the Kashmir Valley. In some posts, he gave an update about the renovation of Srinagar’s Lal Chowk and announced that Srinagar would be developed as a smart city.
He also gave an update on the work on the Pir Panjal tunnel and emphasized how serious the government is about the development of Kashmir. Apart from Kashmir, he also shared various government notifications and photographs purportedly showing the new Parliament building under the Central Vista project.
who has fake phd degree from america
In February this year, Kiran Patel announced that she had been awarded a doctorate from a university in Virginia, US, posting a picture of her certificate.
He claimed that he was awarded a PhD for his “Projecting Human Age Brand” thesis. Furthermore, he also claimed in several social media posts that he has been awarded a PhD from a university in the Polynesian country of the Kingdom of Tonga. His other posts suggest that he obtained an engineering degree from LD Engineering College and then did his MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Tiruchirappalli. Gujarat Police officials said that he did not possess any degree as claimed on social media.
Paldi resident was Patel’s first victim
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Kiran Patel’s alleged first victim was Paldi resident Paritosh Shah, who runs an event management company. Kiran and his associates – a couple from the satellite sector allegedly duped him of Rs 1 crore.
Shah, who lives in Sparsh Aspire, told the police, “Kiran Patel and his associates – Dipesh and Dhara Seth from Sanjay Tower near Shyamal Chauraha – first gained their trust by subcontracting two Gujarat government contracts to them. He gave me the contract for lighting and decorations at the Statue of Unity in Kevadiya. He also gave me contracts for various government agriculture festivals for which I got paid on time. ,
Later, in September 2018, Patel and the Seths asked Shah to provide lights and decorations for a Garba event at Navlakhi Maidan in Vadodara. Since he did not face payment related problems for the SOU and Krishi Mahotsav events, Shah decided to work for him as a sub-contractor during the Navratri festival from October 10 to October 18, 2018.
“He gave me Rs 20 lakh in instalments. However, despite several requests, they did not give me the remaining Rs 1 crore,” he told the police.
When Shah asked Patel for money, Patel allegedly threatened him. “Patel said he has connections in Delhi. He threatened to kidnap and kill me if I ever asked for money again,” Shah told the police.
Following this, the Ravpura police of Vadodara filed a complaint against Patel and the Seths for breach of trust, cheating, criminal intimidation, using abusive words and incitement.
Kiran Patel first introduced herself as a PMO official in 2017
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The first record of Kiran Patel posing as an official in the Prime Minister’s Office was in 2017 when she and her family members duped the son of a retired PSI of Rs 1 crore. He used the powers of the PMO to avoid legal action.
Naroda resident Rahul Parmar, whose father Meetha Parmar retired as a sub-inspector from Vatva police, lodged a complaint of cheating against Kiran, his brother and other family members.
He said that Kiran’s brother Manish and other family members convinced him to join his business of renting cars to the Vadtal Swaminarayan Temple.
Parmar said he and his friends gave Manish 16 cars worth Rs one crore in January and February 2017, after which Manish and his family members stopped contacting him.
Kiran later assures Parmar that he will return the car or the money. “Kiran said he was a leader of the youth wing of the BJP and had links with politicians in 20 states. He claimed that he is a class 1 officer
Managed the PMO and its social media accounts. Kiran also gave me her phone number, which was allegedly allotted by the Gujarat government. Interestingly, the phone number belonged to a series used only by senior state ministers, IPS and IAS officers.
Parmar said Kiran claimed to know senior bureaucrats personally and claimed that she would be given a ticket from the Dasroi assembly seat.
Fraud of 1.25 crore from a government teacher in Bayad
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On August 22, 2017, a resident of Bayad in Aravalli had lodged a complaint against Kiran Patel, his brother Manish Patel, wife Darshana Patel and maternal uncle Vitthal Patel for cheating them of Rs 1.25 crore. profitable business. Ashish Patel, a resident of Radodara village in Bayad, was teaching at a government primary school in Shivpura village of Kapadvanj taluka of Kheda when he met Vitthal.
Ashish said that Vitthal told him that his nephew Jagdish was in the business of tobacco and animal feed in Anand. Vitthal tells Ashish that if he invests in the business, he will get good profits.
On the persuasion of Vitthal, a retired bank employee, Ashish gave the money on the demand of Manish and his wife Darshana. In 2015-16, Ashish paid Rs 1.75 crore, for which Kiran was the guarantor.
Later Kiran’s family returned Rs 50 lakh to Ashish and whenever he asked for the rest, he refused. Ashish alleges that Kiran had advertised in a newspaper that he had no relation with Manish and Darshana, so that he would not be responsible.
Ashish then lodged a complaint of cheating, breach of trust and criminal conspiracy against Kiran, Manish, Darshana and Vitthal.


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