Man arrested by Crime Branch Jammu in fraud case

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Crime Branch Jammu arrested a person in a fraud case.

A statement issued to a local news agency, Kashmir News Service (KNS), reads: “One accused arrested in case FIR No. 26/2022 U/S 420, 120-B RPC Police Station Crime Branch, Jammu by Special Crime Wing, Jammu.”

“The accused Navdeep Singh S/O Nirmal Singh R/O H.No. 15, Sector No. 04 Sanjay Nagar, Jammu was arrested by Special Crime Wing, Jammu for his involvement in cheating, fraud and alluring the amount of Rs. 4.5 Lacs from the complainant in case FIR No. 26/2022 U/S 420, 120-BRPC Police Station Crime Branch, Jammu,” it further read.

The brief facts of the case are that, a written complaint was lodged by the complainant (name withheld) alleging therein that Navdeep Singh (accused) claiming himself to be proprietor
of NAS Enterprises Malik Market Channi Rama, Jammu approached him and told him that he has been given a contract for installation of 13 HVDS Electrical Poles at DT, 56 Sector-4, Channi
Himmat, Jammu and also installation of 32 HVDS Electrical Poles at RC Feeder 1, Gandhi Nagar, Jammu, the statement read.

The accused along with his accomplices promised to pay 12000 rupees per pole to the complainant, thereby in connivance with each other, hatched a criminal conspiracy with dishonest intention and allured a sum of 4.5 lacs rupees as advance money from the complainant through cheques and cash for the installation of electric poles, it added.

Accordingly, after a preliminary verification, a case FIR No. 26/2022 U/S 420, 120-B RPC Police Station Crime Branch, Jammu was registered for in-depth investigation, it said.

A team of Special Crime Branch, Jammu arrested the accused from Udhampur, who was evading his arrest since lodgement of case and had gone to Srinagar.

Further the investigation of case is going on and more arrests are expected. (KNS)

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