Man stays in five-star hotel, leaves without paying Dh60,000 bill

India, Hyderabad
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Hyderabad - A case of cheating and criminal breach of trust have been registered against the businessman.



By Web Report

Published: Mon 12 Aug 2019, 9:40 AM

Last updated: Mon 12 Aug 2019, 11:46 AM

Guest at a five-star hotel in Hyderabad, India, allegedly fled without clearing a bill of Rs 12.34 lakh (Dh63,844 approx) after staying for 102 days.
The businessman was allotted a suite at a discounted rate on April 4 and racked up Rs 25.96 lakh (Dh134,300 approx) bill for his entire stay.
According to reports in The Indian Express, Taj Banjara hotel filed a police complaint against a guest named Shankar Narayana, who claimed to be a businessman from Visakhapatnam, of fleeing without clearing dues.
The hotel alleged that the businessman cleared Rs 13.62 lakh by paying from time to time but fled after the hotel demanded he clear the remaining Rs 12.34 lakh. 
"We called him on his mobile phone several times and he assured that he would return in a few days to clear the pending bill. His mobile phone is switched off since the past few days. We have lodged a police complaint in this regard," an official said.
A case of cheating and criminal breach of trust have been registered against the businessman.


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