Bhubaneswar; Dec.17: Commissionerate Police on Thursday arrested the owner of city-based Suryansh Hotel, Chitta Mallick from his house in Nayapalli area here on charges of duping a man of more than Rs 10 crore.
Acting on a complaint, Nayapalli police arrested the owner of Hotel Suryansh Chittaranjan Mallick from his Nayapalli residence here.
As per reports, he is accused of cheating a person of over Rs 10 crore over sponge iron business.
Earlier, his brother- Niranjan Mallick- was arrested in connection with this case.
Babis Prusty, the complainant said, "Chitta Ranjan Mallick, Niranjan Mallick and Dharma Niranjan Routray took Rs 10 crore from me on the pretext of giving Aditya Sponge Iron and Power plant in Keonjhar in 2008. But they did not hand over the plant."
"Though I have been pleading with them give me the plant since 2008, they were delaying the matter. Later, I had complained before the police. Today, they nabbed Chitta Ranjan Mallick," Prusty added.
However, Mallick has refuted the allegation levelled against him by Babis Prusty.