Jammu police has arrested a fake person who claimed himself to be an inspector of National Investigation Agency (NIA) and convinced a man to purchase a Scorpio car that would be used for his office.
Afrer a written complaint was lodged at PS Trikuta Nagar by one person namely Pritam Lal stating that a person namely Mainder Pal Singh who is a resident of Tral District-Pulwama came in contact with him and posed himself to be inspector of Police presently attached in (NIA) and hired his Innova vehicle no. JK02CC/1150.
Subsequently, Mainder Pal Singh convinced complainant that one more vehicle is required to be attached with Deputy Superintendent of Police(DySP) of NIA. On this, complainant purchased new Scorpio Car and gave it to Mainder Pal Singh who assured complainant that he will get Rs 60000 per month for each vehicle.
“Initially, Mainder Pal Singh gave some payment to complainant but later adopted dilly delaying tactics for giving payment on one pretext or the other. On this complainant became suspicious and reported the matter to Police Station Trikuta Nagar” said an official spokesperson of police.
In this regard, Case FIR no.333/2020 U/S 420/170/171/IPC has been registered at PS Trikuta Nagar. On this, Police teams led by SHO P/S Trikuta Nagar Insp Deepak Pathania arrested the accused. Further investigation is going on.