In a major breakthrough, Crime Branch, Jammu has recovered 30.50 lakhs in case FIR No. 70/2019 u/s 420/RPC registered at P/S Mendhar (Now Crime Branch, Jammu). The money was swindled by the accused from the gullible people of Tehsil Mendhar and its surrounding areas after inducement on the pretext of providing them different products with huge interest.
The spokesman said that amount was recovered after a sequence of action and intelligence development by the SIT of Crime Branch, Jammu which resulted in grilling the accused and suspects to affect the recovery. The amount was paid by the accused Tariq Mehmood to Javaid Iqbal, son of Mir Mohammad, a resident of Dharana Tehsil Mendhar District Poonch for further investment.
The other recoveries made in the case so far include recovery of an amount to the tune of ` 25, 99,500/- (Total amount recovered–` 56.50 Lacs) besides, seizure of following including JK02CE-8650 Scorpio, JK02CF-7112 Scorpio, JK02CD-1112 Creta, JK02CD-7851 Jeep Campas, Shops and building belonging to the accused have also been sealed.
Brief facts of the case are that on 16,05, 2019, a complaint was lodged with P/S Mendhar District Poonch by Abdul Karim, son of Raj Mohammad, a resident of Pathanteer Mendhar and others, alleging therein that accused identified as Tariq Mehmood, son of Mohammad Aziz, a resident of village Chhugan Tehsil Mendhar District Poonch, Murtaza Ahmed, son of Mohd Bashir, a resident of Chak Banok Tehsil Mendhar, Imtiaz Ahmed, son of Mohammad Aziz, a resident of village Chhugan Mendhar and others induced the gullible people of Tehsil Mendhar and its surrounding areas of providing different products with huge interest and duped them of Crores of rupees.
On receipt of the said complaint case, FIR No. 70/2019 u/s 420/RPC was registered at P/S Mendhar. Being a case of immense public importance, the investigation of the case was transferred to Crime Branch, Jammu by PHQ on 20-05-2019 and the investigation of the case was taken up by the Crime Branch on 22.05.2019.
in this regard, a SIT was constituted by Crime Branch, Jammu to have an in-depth investigation of the case. During the course of investigation 06 accused persons have been arrested by Crime Branch, Jammu in the case and the preliminary charge sheet of the case has been produced before the Hon’ble Court of Judicial Magistrate First Class, Mendhar, Poonch against the 06 accused persons on 20-07-2019. Further investigation of the case is in progress.