Mangalore, Sep 23: A complaint has been filed against the nephew of central minister Oscar Fernandes to cheating a resident of Puttur at Pandeshwar Police Station on Monday Sep23.
In the complaint, it is assumed that Oscar Meredian (45), a resident of Kankanady, promised to provide a accounting job in National Research Centre for Cashew, to the sister of Jagadish, proprietor of Professional Courier, a resident of Puttur but later cheated him.
By using his uncles influence Meredian said Jagadish to will provide the job to his sister, and demanded Rs 3 lakh to get it done. After much discussion, Jagadish agreed to pay Rs 50,000 to him. Then he deposits the money to the account of a common friend, Preetham D’Souza in January 2013. The money was later handed over to Meredian by Preetham.
However, though 8 months have passed, Jagadish’s sister did not get the job, and neither has Meredian repaid the money.
It is said that Meredian kept changing his sim cards and stopped responding to calls.The complaint was filed by Preetham. It is assumed that apart from Jagadish, Meredian has cheated many people by using the name of Oscar Fernandes. Further investigations are on.