Couple arrested in Srinagar for impersonating as IAS, IPS officers: Police

Srinagar jail. [FPK File Photo/ Vikar Syed]

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir police on Monday said it arrested a couple for impersonating as IPS and IAS officers and duping people on pretext of providing jobs.

In a Tweet Srinagar police said that they had duped many persons of lakhs of rupees by promising jobs, transfers and other favours.

They have been identified as Manmohan Ganjoo son of Lt Girdhari Lal Ganjoo of Baghat, Srinagar and Ayoush Koul Ganjoo his wife.

“Manmohan Ganjoo is a suspended police personnel. Laptops, mobiles containing many fake transfer & appointment orders including his own order of induction into IPS seized. Fraudulently possessed cash, jewellery & other incriminating articles also recovered from his house,” police tweeted.

Police said FIR no 73/2023 u/s 170,419,420,467,468,471 of IPC has been registered in Sadder police station.

“3 victims have come forward so far & reported fraud by this couple. Public is requested not to fall prey to such fraudsters. Victims should report, if they have been duped by this ‘conman-couple’,” police added.

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