Two cases of cheating have ben registered against ex-serviceman Mayakrishnan, his family members and a few others on Thursday.
Mayakrishnan, his wife Maniroja and son Vishnu, along with a few others, had taken money from different persons on the promise of getting them jobs in the railways. P. Alagarsamy of Lalapuram and S. Sankaralingam of Puliyampatti, in separate complaints, said the accused had taken Rs.7 lakh and Rs.6.70 lakh from them respectively in 2012. He had also given them fake employment orders and identity cards.
When the complainants realised that they were cheated, they demanded their money back. But the accused threatened them with dire consequences, they said.
There are already two cases against Mayakrishnan and his family members.