Police busted a gang who used to make the fake voter ID cards and certificates, and using these documents for activating the fake sim cards. They were using the fake stamp of a CRPF battalion.
“These sim cards were then supplied to anti-national elements,” police said on Sunday.
Police has arrested Shabir Ahmad Naikoo son of Abdul Rafiq Naikoo resident of Aawneera Shopian presently running a Photostat shop (Zoon electronics) at Pulwama, Muzamil Ahmad son of Mohammad Khalil Wani resident of Banoor and Mohammad Yaseen Reshi son of Ali Mohammad Reshi running a shop Gowsia Telecom resident of Gadoora and recovered at least 100 sim cards, fake passbooks, school certificates, computer, scanner and printer from the spot.
A case FIR number 108 under section 420, 467, 468, 471 and 120/B has been registered in this regard and investigation is going on. “More arrests are expected,” police said.