Udipi police book cheating case against Hindutva hardliner Chaitra Kundapura

08:41PM Tue 19 Sep, 2023

UDUPI: Hindutva hardliner Chaitra Kundapura, who was booked by the Bengaluru CCB police in connection with a cheating case, is also accused of cheating a person from Brahmavar in Udupi to the tune of Rs 5 lakh.
Chaitra allegedly cheated Sudina, 33, a resident of Kodi village by promising him of helping to set up clothes shops in Kota and Udupi.

Sudina stated in his complaint to Kota police that he was introduced to Chaitra in 2015. Chaitra had allegedly told Sudina that she has close affinity with the BJP top leaders, ministers, and MLAs. Further, she also promised help to Sudina to open clothes shops and took nearly Rs 5 lakh from him between 2018 and 2022. Later, when the complainant repeatedly sought progress on the plans of opening shops, Chaitra continuted to buy time and also had demanded more money from the complainant.
Sudina aksed her to set up clothes shops immediately. Meanwhile, Chaitra allegedly threatened him with a false sexual assault case and also issued a life threat to him.

Based on Sudina's complaint, Kota police have registered an FIR under IPC Sections 506, 417, and 420 against Chaitra on Monday.

(Source: TOI)