Cop takes money from man promising job in JKP, arrested

Srinagar Jail. [FPK File Photo/Vikar Syed]

Srinagar: A constable rank policeman has been arrested in Anantnag, for cheating a civilian on the pretext of providing him a job as a follower in Jammu and Kashmir Police.

Officials privy to the matter told GNS that, “Police Station Achabal have received a Complaint on 5-01-23 from Tasaduq Ahmad Sheikh, son of Gh Mohd Sheikh, resident of Shehlipora Achabal that one person namely Umar Farooq, son of Late Farooq Ahmad Ganie, resident of Tailwani Achabal, who is working as a constable in J and K Police Department and is posted in IRP 6Th Battalion has cheated him on the pretext of providing him a Job of follower in JandK Police and has extorted rupees 20,000 from him.”

“The accused person has provided him with a fake appointment order”, they said.

“Accordingly FIR U/S 420,468,120-B IPC was registered in Police Station Achabal and the accused person was arrested”, adding further investigation of the case is in process.


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