“On September 7 last year, I paid Shashikant Rs 26 lakh in cash and a Rs 5 lakh in cheque,” Sawant said in her statement to the police. Following an agreement between the two parties, the nurse had allegedly paid the four men Rs 60.75 lakh. Two persons were arrested, while police are on the lookout for two others for allegedly duping a 54-year-old nurse of Rs 60.75 lakh on the pretext of helping her to purchase a flat in south Mumbai, police said on Wednesday. The accused also told Sawant that Shashikant was employed with the Debt Recovery Tribunal (DRT). AdvertisingAccording to police, Lata Shantram Sawant, a senior nurse with the Bombay Port Trust Hospital in Wadala, wanted to purchase a property when she was introduced to one Mangesh Gavkar last year by a common friend.
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