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Crime Branch registers case against a cheater


Srinagar: Crime Branch Kashmir registered case FIR No 13/18 U/S 420,467, 468, 120-B RPC against  accused Zahid Bashir Shagoo S/O Bashir Ahmad Shagoo R/O Basant Bagh Sgr. at present House No. 02 Indra Colony Narbal and others who induced the complainant namely Rehana Akther W/O Farooq Ahmad Bhat R/O Shamas-Abad Tehsil Khansahib and her husband    under the pretext of providing license for  installing  H.P Gas Agency at Pulwama and cheated them to deposit an amount of RS 35 lacs by impersonating to be a high profile official having  good liaison with the Petroleum Ministry Govt.of India.

An amount of Rs 17 lacs were deposited in  Punjab National Bank Branch Batmalloo and Oriental Bank of Commerce Poloview Sgr in the account of accused and his spouse namely Shagufta and rest of the amount was given to the accused in cash. The accused in turn handed over fake and forged documents to the complainant purported to have been issued by the Petroleum Ministry Govt. of India and then caused wrongful gain upon themselves against corresponding loss to the complainants.