Cuttack, Dec 22 (LocalWire): A cancer patient was allegedly duped Rs 8000 at SCB Mediacl College and Hospital by a conman on the pretext of providing Rs 35,000 under Biju Krushak Kalyan Yojana (BKKY), said police on Saturday.
According to police, Rabi Sahu of Daspallla area in Nayagarh district is undergoing treatment here at Acharya Harihar Regional Cancer Centre.
He came to SCB hospital to conduct an endoscopy following the attending doctor’s advice where he met a conman, who assured him to facilitate sanction of Rs 35,000 under BKKY and demanded Rs 10,000 for the same.
lured by the conman he finalised a deal at Rs 8,000.
After getting the money, the tout asked Sahu to bring necessary documents and disappeared.