Missing South Mumbai travel agent found in Madhya Pradesh


While family had cast aspersions on a client, it turns out missing guy is neck deep in personal debt and ran away fearing reprisal

Mitesh Jain runs MRP Travels at Marine Lines

Several hours soon after mid-day revealed the report about a Marine Strains travel agent who went missing, he called his spouse to notify her that he was safe and in Bhopal. In the meantime, the businessman, whom the relatives experienced blamed for his disappearance, has alleged that the agent is a fraudster who ran away following he demanded a refund for cancelled tickets. 

Mitesh Jain, 37, who runs MRP Travels at Princess building in Maritime Strains, experienced booked air tickets and motels for 17 spouse and children members of Silver Emporium operator Kantilal Mehta for a excursion to Switzerland. However, Mitesh cancelled the tickets without informing him.

His wife Monica Jain advised mid-day, “He called me from an not known number about 2 pm nowadays and reported that he was in Bhopal. He stated he was mentally harassed and tortured by them (Kantilal and his business), so he fled to Bhopal.

Mehta’s family was stranded at Mumbai airport on Saturday morningMehta’s relatives was stranded at Mumbai airport on Saturday morning

“I am however worried, as I really don’t know if he is below risk or not. Until eventually I see him, I won’t be comfortable,” she additional. The spouse and children had filed a missing person’s complaint at Azad Maidan law enforcement station on Saturday.

Mitesh’s father Mangilal Jain and brother Jinesh Jain desired to file an FIR towards businessman Mehta. Jinesh now claimed, “He is risk-free. He is in Bhopal, he was not kidnapped.”

‘He is a fraud’

On Monday, Mehta also submitted a grievance at Bhoiwada police station against Jain, stating that the cancellations by Mitesh without having informing the fliers amounted to prison breach of rely on and fraud.  

Kantilal Mehta, the client
Kantilal Mehta, the customer

Speaking to mid-day, Mehta said, “Our business bought in touch with Mitesh Jain as a result of a frequent good friend, as my son Rahul and his family associates required to check out Switzerland. Business agent Zoya Munshi contacted him for reserving 17 air tickets from Mumbai to Switzerland through Dubai, and resort rooms. We paid out him Rs 16.22 lakh pretty much a thirty day period again.”

“My son’s family members, such as his children, ended up scheduled to fly out of Mumbai in the wee hrs of July 2, and they acquired the tickets on June 29 soon after steady adhere to ups. However, the airline prevented them from boarding the flight as their tickets experienced been cancelled.

“It was an uncomfortable situation for my loved ones. In addition, it was after midnight and the small children were being sleepy. Panicked, my son termed me and informed me about the circumstance. I known as Mitesh, but he did not remedy, so I immediately still left for Mitesh’s property,” he added.

In the course of the initial method, he did not open up the door, so I approached the Bhoiwada police for help and law enforcement staff accompanied me. Mitesh nevertheless did not remedy us. We could not develop any sounds, as it would have disturbed the neighbours,” Mehta reported.

The businessman reported he later on named his good friend Manish who experienced launched him to Mitesh. “When Manish named Jain, he sought to resolve the challenge. On Saturday early morning, Jain explained to Manish that his party centered out of Kolkata experienced cancelled the tickets. In the meantime, I referred to as his father Mangilal and explained to him that his son experienced cheated him. Mangilal requested me to wait around.”

‘Duped other folks, too’

“Mitesh visited our Kalbadevi office environment afterwards on Saturday and approved that he experienced cheated us. He promised to give the refund. I questioned for a submit-dated cheque, for which he experienced to go to his business, so I despatched two of our staff with him. They have been subsequent him, but Mitesh disappeared at a junction,” he included.

Mehta claimed his loved ones built clean bookings and remaining for their trip after being caught at the airport for 11 several hours. 

“We have learnt that Jain has defrauded several substantial profile businessmen in Mumbai in a related fashion. But, none of them want to tactic the law enforcement as their cash is stuck with him,” Mehta alleged.

An officer of the Azad Maidan police station stated, “We have been explained to by Mitesh Jain’s relatives that he called his wife from Bhopal. We are also checking the CCTV camera footage of the site where by he was very last seen—near a junction in south Mumbai. We have requested the Jain household to report to us immediately when he returns dwelling.”

Rs 16.22L
Quantity paid out to him for 17 now-cancelled tickets


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