Accordingly cheating case has been registered against former indian cricketer Mohammed Azharuddin and two others here in maharashtra after a travel agent lodged a police complaint alleging that they cheated him to the tune of Rs 20.96 lakh, an official said on Thursday. However Azharuddin dismissed the allegation as "baseless", and said he will take legal action against the complainant, Mohammed Shahab.
As per reports Shahab, owner of Danish Tours and Travels agency in Maharashtra's aurangabad city, alleged in his complaint that he booked various international flight tickets worth Rs 20.96 lakh for Azharuddin and some others in november last year on the request of the former india captain's personal assistant Mujib Khan. According to the complainant, between november 9 and 12, 2019, several international airline tickets like Mumbai-Dubai-Paris, Paris-Turin, Turin-Paris, Turin-Amsterdam, Turin-Munich-Amsterdam, Paris-Dubai-Delhi, Copenhagen-Amsterdam, Amsterdam-Manchester, Amsterdam-Zagreb, etc. in various names were booked.
Moreover Shahab alleged he was repeatedly promised payment online, but he did not receive any money.In his complaint, Shahab said when he asked for the payment, Khan's associate Sudesh Awakkal sent an e-mail saying he has transferred Rs 10.6 lakh to him, but it was not received. Also Former indian cricket captain and former mp Mohammad Azharuddin on thursday denied allegations of cheating levelled by a travel agency in maharashtra and threatened to file defamation suit of Rs 100 crore.