Police arrests man impersonating as CBI officer in north Kashmir’s Baramulla
Srinagar, Nov 5: Police in Baramulla have arrested a man who was impersonating as a CBI Officer and recovered household items and fake ID cards from his possession, a police spokesman said Sunday.
He said that police received a written complaint from Farooq Ahmad Wani of Wassun Bangil, highlighted a sequence of events involving a group of individuals namely Javeed Ahmed Rather, Anjuman Afreen, Aaqib Ahmad Wani and Rafeeq Ahmad Wani. Further the complainant said that Javeed Ahmed Rather presented himself as a CBI officer to the complainant, brandishing a falsified CBI identification card and assured the complainant of securing a placement for their child at the NDA. As the situation unfolded, the accused individuals resorted to theft, absconding with various household items, including a geyser, bedsheet, inverter, CCTV camera, LCD, and other valuables from the complainant’s residence. Furthermore, the complainant was allegedly defrauded of a substantial sum amounting to 40 Lac rupees, the spokesman said.
Accordingly, a case under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Kunzer and investigation was started.
Prompt action by the police team of Police Station Kunzer led to the arrest of the accused posing as a CBI officer with recovery of falsified documents, including the purported CBI card and some stolen house items was also recovered from accused house, he added.