Police busts Inter-district fake marriage holding nexus: 4 held
Srinagar, Sep 01: Police busted an inter district fraud marriage racket in Kunzer area of the district by arresting four individuals involved in the nexus.
A police spokesperson said that according to the complaint, the accused individuals were operating as middlemen during marriage functions.
He said that they allegedly used WhatsApp to send photos of various young women, falsely claiming they were ready for marriage.
“These individuals convinced the victims on the other side to agree to marriage proposals, fix the Mehar money and make payments. However, despite financial transactions no marriages were conducted and the money was not returned,” he said.
The spokesman said that it has been revealed that this group of fraudsters manipulated their victims by selecting targets through carefully chosen photographs of young women.
“They managed to accumulate a significant sum of Rs 7,38000 from unsuspecting victims under the pretense of mehar payments and commission.”
The accused have been identified as Laal Hussain, son of Mir Mohammad, resident of Ward No 06, Jaranwala Gali, Rajouri, Irshada Begum, daughter of Gulzar Ahmad Goger, resident of Mori Kalakot, Rajouri, Abdul Rahman Rather, son of Ghulam Qadir, resident of Dar Mohalla, Drang, Budgam and Abdul Khaliq Dar, son of Abdul Rahim Dar, resident of Gulab Bag, Pati Poshker, Khag Budgam.
He saud that a case has been registered under sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC). “Investigation was initiated immediately, leading to unearthing of the entire fraudulent operation. As of now, four individuals have been apprehended in connection with this case.