Thursday, October 5, 2023

CBK arrests 3 persons for duping Kashmir man in online fraud

Srinagar: Crime Branch Kashmir today arrested three persons in Delhi for duping a person in online fraud.

In a statement issued to PTK, the three persons were arrested from Kishangarh Delhi in connection with a case FIR No.37/2019 U/S 420 RPC and 66-D IT Act.

The Court of Chief Metropolitan Magistrate, Patiala House New Delhi granted transit remand for shifting of the arrested people, it said.

They were identified as Santosh Kumar Bhagat son of Sukhdev Bhagat resident of House No. 49 A/9 Gaushala Kishangarh Vasant Kunj Delhi, Lakhan Lal Ahirvar son of Ram Swaroop resident of House No. 80/9 Kishangarh Vasant Kunj, Delhi and Benadict Silvester @ Manav Tyagi son of Lawarance Desousa resident of Flat No. D-2 , B-48 Chatterpur Extension New Delhi.

The three persons were arrested after strenuous efforts by the Investigation Team in Lottery Scam Case FIR No. 37/2019, it said.

Pertinently, consequent upon the reception of a written complaint received by Crime Branch Kashmir, which inter alia revealed that the complainant received a phone call from an unknown number, informing him about a prize of seven Lakh rupees that he had won in a contest; in order to claim the prize money he was asked to deposit some money, statement reads.

“The complainant deposited an amount of Rs 138,000 in the Bank account maintained in the name of Non Stop Deal, operated by one Santosh Kumar Bhagat. Further Investigation going on,” it said. (PTK)

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