SRINAGAR: Police on Sunday claimed to have arrested a man who was impersonating as Inspector of NIA in Jammu district.
Quoting a statement news agency GNS reported that that today a written complaint was lodged at Police station Trikuta Nagar by one person namely Pritam Lal Son of Sandhoku Ram Resident of Amb Gharota Tehsil Bhalwal District Jammu stating that a person namely Mainder Pal Singh Son of Bopinder Singh Resident of Vill. Chattogram,Tral District-Pulwama came in contact with him and Mainder Pal posed himself to be Inspector of Police presently attached in National Investigation Agency(NIA) and hired his Innova vehicle no. JK02CC/1150.
Statement further stated that 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/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 & reported the matter to Police Station Trikuta Nagar.
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, reads the statement.