Man accuses INLD leader of taking money to send his son abroad

Arrest warrants have been issued by the court against INLD leader Makhan Singh Labana for allegedly misleading a family into giving him money to send their son to America on a work visa.

Published: April 6, 2012 2:16:43 am

Arrest warrants have been issued by the court against INLD leader Makhan Singh Labana for allegedly misleading a family into giving him money to send their son to America on a work visa. The son,Avtar Singh,has since been reportedly missing. The case against him was registered with Naggal police station on the complaint of Jaswant Singh,father of missing Avtar Singh. The court ordered that the investigating officer should produce Labana in court by April 30.

Jaswant Singh told the media that police had not yet arrested Labana and demanded that a CBI enquiry be initiated since the police were not taking any action. Singh alleged that he and his family were being threatened of dire consequences by Labana. He also alleged that they had to sell a piece of land to make payments to Labana.

Singh alleged that Labana had struck a deal of Rs 14 lakh to send his son to America on a study visa and gave him his (Labana’s) brother’s visiting card,who had opened an immigration company in Delhi. Jaswant further alleged that Labana asked for Rs 10 lakh as advance.

Jaswant reportedly said that his family members went to Delhi and met Labana in a hotel along with two boys to be sent to America on May 25,2011. Singh informed that on May 30,they received a call from Avtar Singh from Mexico,but had reportedly not received any information about him since then. However,the boy who accompanied Avtar was doing a job in America.

Singh and his family members alleged that Labana was responsible for Avtar going missing. He further alleged that Labana played a trick by registering a police case against his worker to mislead the police. Jaswant said that besides Labana,his accomplices S P Singh,Surinder Singh and Amit Kumar were also responsible.

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