Successful Auckland businessman Bhav Dhillon joins the elite company of eminent New Zealanders of Indian origin such as Rt. Honourable Sir Anand Satyanand, the former Governor General of New Zealand, Sukhi Turner (Mayor of Dunedin) and Judge Ajit Swaran Singh (Manukau District court Judge), and Kanwaljit Singh Bakshi (Member of Parliament) – to be honoured with Indian government’s highest Indian diaspora award – Pravasi Bhartiya Samman (Overseas Indian Award).
A phone scammer in Central Auckland imposing as a policeman has targeted an unsuspecting family in the Indian community, by telling that a member of their family has been arrested and would only be freed in lieu of some hefty cash payments.
The Indian Weekender has learnt through a close friend of the family that the victim family is quite stressed as they have lost thousands of dollars “of their single income hard working money.”
“The family is traumatized and very stressed at the moment.