The Democratic Youth Federation of India on Wednesday filed a complaint with the Commissioner of Police against a man who had disappeared after allegedly cheating several people of lakhs of rupees.

In a memorandum submitted to the Commissioner, the DYFI has said that the man from Harmony Colony in Attavar area of the city had suddenly disappeared after swindling around 38 people of lakhs of rupees. He would contact persons who were looking for rented accommodation, provide them with a place to stay and promise to pay their rent in return for a deposit. He would return the deposit in full after a few months.