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‘Encounter’ at Restaurant: Vashisht was a show-off, pile of cases against him

Manoj Vashisht always travelled in an expensive car and posed as CMD of a building company.

By: Express News Service | New Delhi |
May 18, 2015 2:08:13 am
Shootout Sagar Ratna, delhi police, restaurant, delhi restaurant, Manoj Awasthi, police encounter, delhi police, encounter, delhi news, city news, local news, Indian Express A senior police officer of special cell said Vashisht was a native of Baghpat in Uttar Pradesh and was living with his family in South Patel Nagar.

Manoj Vashisht always travelled in an expensive car along with a bunch of bouncers and posed as the CMD of a building company.

Vashisht, police said, duped several people after promising them that he was constructing MIG flats for them in Ghaziabad, Mathura and Rajasthan.

A senior police officer of special cell said Vashisht was a native of Baghpat in Uttar Pradesh and was living with his family in South Patel Nagar. “Several companies were set up by him – R C Builders & Developers, RCS Finance Ltd, R C Property Ltd under the banner of RCS Group. He was running two offices in Arunachal Building in Connaught Place and at Ganesh Nagar crossing in Tilak Nagar area,” the officer added.

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The officer further said that Vashisht had duped several innocent people and then opened a company in the name of Wealth Car India. “Vashisht even used to threaten people with the help of his bouncers. There is one 62-year-old woman in Uttam Nagar who was duped by Vashisht after he promised her a new home for in Mathura. After some months, he sent his bouncers to threatened her after she asked him to return her money,” police sources said.

“So far, police came to know that seven cheating cases were registered against him in several police stations of Delhi and Haryana,” the officer added.

One of the complainants, lawyer Aishwarya Mohla Rao, said, “I had purchased a flat in Ghaziabad through Manoj Vashisht for Rs 28 lakh in 2011. However, after a couple of years, I got to know that the land on which the proposed project was coming up did not belong to Manoj’s company. I filed a police complaint. I have neither got the flat nor my money back.”

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