Eluru: A Christian pastor who claimed to be the vice president of All India Christian Association was booked for cheating a woman in the name of marriage.
The woman lodged a complaint with the Eluru police stating that Charles Sampath married her concealing his first marriage and duped her to the tune of Rs20 lakh over a period of two years. She also stated that Charles married two other girls through matrimonial websites.
The victim in her complaint said Charles made her spend lakhs of rupees on him as he promised to buy her a house and car which he never bought. "Once he realized that I could bring in no more money, he started avoiding me," she said.
Meanshile, a TV channel has broadcast conversations of Charles with one of his
victims. The Eluru town police confirmed that a complaint had been lodged against Charles and when they tried to track him down at the address given, he was not found. A search has been launched to nab the accused.