Two money lenders arrested by Sarjapura Police for stripping and assaulting two sisters for not repaying loan

Dr B Thomas (Special correspondent)

The Sarjapura police arrested a man and his son for allegedly stripping and assaulting two sisters in Nirega village on Sunday to recover the loan they have gave it to the sisters .

The accused has been identified as, Ramakrishna and Sunil Kumar.

Senior officer told reporters,The victims Shanthi Priya and Bhanu Priya admitted to the hospital and later filed a complaint based on which the accused have been arrested.

In her complaint Shanthi Priya said that she had borrowed the loan from the accused Ramakrishna for the education of their children.

Due to financial problem the duo failed to pay and they assured before the elders of the village that they would sell the piece of land to repay the loan.

On Sunday the accused came home and started demanding money accusing the sisters for not arranging the sale of land.

Heated argument ensued in the melee the accused Ramakrishna and his son Sunil Kumar stripped and assaulted the sisters while the villagers looked on.

The accused even threatened the sisters with dire consequences if they complained to the police.

The accused Ramakrishna and Sunil Kumar have been booked under stalking and criminal intimidation and remanded to judicial custody.

Inquiries by the police revealed that the sisters over the last one year borrowed personal loans worth Rs.90 lakh from the 11 people including some senior citizens promise to give higher interest rates.

Many people have lent their savings anticipating some good interest.

The sisters have promised everyone that they would sell the ancestral property to return their money,but started avoiding them.

Now with the arrest of the two of the money lenders the others who lent money are scared even to talk to the family.

We will investigate the case in all angles and we will ascertain the details of the loan of these two sisters and their background and a suitable action will be taken on them if they found to be cheating people in the name of education loan said a senior officer.