On Tuesday, Marathi TV Actor Milind Dastane and his wife Sayali Dastane were detained by Pune Police for reportedly cheating a jewellery shop of Rs. 25 lakh.
In 2018, Mr. and Mrs. Dastane allegedly purchased a diamond ring along with silver and gold ornaments amounted to rs. 25 lakhs from P N Gadgil Jewellers in Pune on credit and miserably failed to clear the dues.
An official related to Chaturshringi Police Station informed that “they had promised the firm that they would pay the bill with interest once their property in Mumbai was sold.”
After they couldn’t settle the bill for a year, the jewellery firm has lodged a complaint against them.
“We registered a complaint against the couple under IPC sections 420 (cheating) and 406 (criminal breach of trust). Both were produced before a court which remanded them in police custody till June 21,” added the official.