Man impersonating as DySP cargo arrested in Srinagar: Police

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Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir police in Srinagar claimed to have arrested an “imposter for intimidation by posing himself as Police Officer.”

In a statement issued here, a police spokesperson said, “On 27-09-2020, Police Station Sherghari received a complaint from one individual Sohail Ahmed Pinchoo of Noorbagh Srinagar, stating that he received threatening and harassed calls from a phone number 9055xxxxx who posed himself as a DySP Cargo,”

Accordingly, a case FIR No. 56/2020 under relevant sections of law was registered in PS Sherghari, and an investigation was initiated.

During the course of the investigation, officers have been able to identify the accused as Nazir Ahmad Sheikh son of Mohd Yousaf Sheikh resident of Botakadal Lalbazar Srinagar, the statement read.

He has been arrested and shifted to Police Station where he remains in custody.

“Pertinently, the accused person has deliberately registered his name as DySP CM Residence in Truecaller app with the intention to cheat and threaten the public.”

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