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Nithya (Officer)     23 September 2017

Interest recovery

Story background:

A person makes friendship with female(s) online, poses himself to be a doctor, owning a hospital, etc., and asks for money for some emergency. He mails her and asks her to arrange for the money and says he will repay it within 15 days. He even persuades her to pledge her jewels and says he will repay her with interest., in his emails.

She also trust him, and pledges jewels, and transfer the money to him.

But after 15days, he does not payback. He also reduces the contact with her. She keeps pursuing, but he keeps giving her new dates each time. After waiting for 6 months, she decides to file a criminal complaint against him for impersonation and cheating.

Luckily for her, FIR was filed at cyber crime police station. Knowing about this, immediately the person agrees to payback and does partial payment as well. And after 45 days, on repeated reminders he paid back the total principal amount. And he says he has completed repayment. He is not paying back the interest amount. The interest amount itself is about 1 lakh.

Since there is no written agreement made, he is not willing to pay the interest amount.


FIR is still active, how does it proceed now? How to recover the interest amount?


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