Impersonator Posing As DySP & Inspector Arrested In Baramulla

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The Police has claimed to have arrested an Impersonator posing as DySP & Inspector in Kunzer Baramulla area of North Kashmir and recovered Rs 40 thousand.

In a statement, Baramulla Police, according to news agency Current News Of India-CNI, said that “In a significant development, Police Station Kunzer have successfully apprehended a fraudulent individual who had been impersonating law enforcement officials and scamming innocent citizens.

”The accused, identified as Mushtaq Ahmad Wani, son of Ghulam Mohammad Wani and resident of Dhobivan, Tehsil Karhama.

Police arrested the accused after a written complaint was lodged against him.

The investigation has proved that the accused had been operating under false pretenses, presenting himself as both a Sub-Inspector and a DSP, in order to deceive unsuspecting individuals, Statement reads.

“Through this deceitful scheme, the accused managed to fraudulently extract a sum of Rupees 90,000 from the complainant,” it adds.

It further reads as, “Upon which Police Station were able to recover and seize Rupees 40,000 of the ill-gotten funds, which were earned through various fraudulent activities.”

In this regard, a case has been registered under FIR No. 83/2023 U/S 419,420 IPC in Police Station Kunzer.

Police said that this successful operation showcases the dedication and commitment of law enforcement agencies to bring wrongdoers to justice and protect the interests of the public. The collaboration between complainants and law enforcement has played a pivotal role in ensuring the swift resolution of this case.

The authorities commend the vigilance of citizens in reporting suspicious activities and urge everyone to remain cautious when dealing with unknown individuals, they said.

Adding, the arrest of Mushtaq Ahmad Wani sends a strong message that criminal activities will not go unchecked, and individuals attempting to exploit the trust of innocent people will face legal consequences.(CNI)

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