Fraudster Held In Srinagar: Police


SRINAGAR: Police in Srinagar have arrested a fraudster involved in collecting money from the public on the pretext of issuing digital door number plates.

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On 16/03/2022, Police Station Bemina received a written complaint from project manager GeoVista Technologies Pvt Limited stating therein that they have been assigned the task of conducting door to door survey to facilitate Digital door numbering plates to individual households in Srinagar city. However, it came to notice that some frauds are collecting Rs 100 from households for issuing the said Digital numbering plates. He further stated that the said agency has not authorised any individual to collect the money as the project is free of cost and this mischief is being done to disrepute their company and Srinagar Smart City project etc.

On receipt of this information, a case vide FIR No.13/2022 under relevant sections of law was registered at Police Station Bemina and an investigation was set into motion.

During the course of the investigation, the police team succeeded in identifying the main accused person namely Munawar Rashid Khushoo son of Rashid Ahmad Khushoo resident of Firdous Colony Bemina and was subsequently arrested in the instant case.  Further investigation into the case is going on and more arrests are expected.

The general public is once again advised to be aware of such scams and not to fall prey to fraudsters and report any such suspicious or fraudulent activity as early as possible.


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