Aurangabad: Considering the scale of the 30-30 ponzi scheme, which is feared of cheating tens of hundreds of farmers to the tune of several crores of rupees, the Aurangabad rural police have decided to hold a three-day dedicated camp to record offences against the suspects.
On Monday, the camp will be held at the Chikalthana police station, followed by at the economic offences wing (EOW) office situated at Aurangabad rural police headquarters on Tuesday. On Wednesday, the camp will be held at the Bidkin police station.
Police said the suspects have targeted farmers who received crores as compensation against acquisition of farmlands for the Samruddhi Super Expressway connecting Mumbai and Nagpur.
After several months of pondering, the first offence against the suspected perpetrators of the ponzi scheme was finally registered at the Bidkin police station on November 15. In the maiden FIR, a woman has named two suspects for allegedly duping her husband of Rs 10 lakh on the pretext of returning Rs 15 lakh in two months. Accordingly, the police booked the suspects on charges of cheating, criminal breach of trust, criminal intimidation. In addition, sections of the Maharashtra Protection of Interest of Depositors (in financial establishments) Act, have also been slapped.
Aurangabad (rural) superintendent of police Nimit Goyal, in a recent statement, termed the alleged cheating to be serious and assured the farmers of taking all steps to bring the suspects to book. He appealed…

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