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Man booked for fraudulently obtaining PRC in Jammu

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Jammu: The Crime Branch of Jammu and Kashmir police on Tuesday booked a man for fraudulently obtaining permanent resident certificate (PRC) in connivance with revenue department staffs, officials said.

The Crime Branch registered a criminal case against the accused, identified as Mohinder Pal Singh of R S Pura (Jammu), for fraudulently obtaining PRC in connivance with revenue officials, they said.

By virtue of PRC, he took all the benefits of being a resident of Jammu and Kashmir, including allotment of land at Korotana Kalan village in R S Pura and a compensation of Rs 5,49,665, thereby cheating the government, they said.

A written complaint was lodged by a person named Gurnam Singh against the accused.

During investigation, the allegations were prima-facie established, leading to the registration of a case under proper sections of the law. The investigation of the case has been set in motion, they said.

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