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Coimbatore native filed a case of cheating against former Minister Velumani

- August 10, 2021

Chennai, August 10 (BPNS)

While the Directorate of Vigilance and Anti Corruption (DVAC) sleuths were  carrying out raids at the premises of former Minister and AIADMK leader, S.P. Velumani, a Coimbatore native had filed a case against him on charges of the former minister had cheated him for Rs 1.2 crore rupees.

Thiruvengadam, 52 had filed a case against S.P.Velumani at the Chennai Police Commissioner office on Monday that the former minister had cheated him of Rs 1.2 crore rupees. The complainant in the petition said that the former minister promised to award him a contract and took 1.2 crore rupees but the contract was given to another person. He alleged that even after repeated requests, the former minister turned down his plea, and hence he had to approach the police.

The complainant said that the minister took 1.2 Crore rupees and his Personal assistant Parthiban took Rs 5 lakh in 2016 agreeing to provide the contract to him, however when he asked for the money back, the duo threatened him.

He said that in 2021 , Velumani had deposited 5 lakh rupees in his account, and the AIADMK leader’s associates Vinoth and Parthiban had threatened him that he would be eliminated along with his family if he asks for money again.

He said that the Police are yet to register a case against the former minister on his complaint.