Srinagar, Nov 5: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Sunday arrested a person impersonating as CBI officer in Kunzer area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district and recovered household items and fake ID cards from his possession.
A police spokesperson in a statement said that Police Station Kunzer received a written complaint from Farooq Ahmad Wani, resident of Wassun Bangil about a highlighted a sequence of events involving a group a individuals including a person who claimed himself as CBI officer who had assured him placement in NDA of his ward.
“As the situation unfolded, the accused individuals resorted to theft, absconding with various household items, including a geyser, bedsheet, inverter, CCTV camera, LCD, and other valuables from the complainant’s residence,” Spokesperson said.
The complainant was allegedly defrauded of a substantial sum amounting to Rs 40 Lakhs also by the group.
On the compliant of the Wani, Police Station Kunzer has registered a case under relevant sections of law and started investigation.
“Prompt action by the police team of Police Station Kunzer led to the arrest of the individual posing as a CBI officer with recovery of falsified documents, including the purported CBI card and some stolen house items was also recovered from accused house,” statement said.
Community members are requested not to fall prey in the hands of such fraudulent people and share such information with Police, it added.
“Our consistent action against anti-social elements shall assure community members that Police has resolved to act tough against such inimical elements,” statement reads.