A man impersonating as superintendent of Police among three people were booked by the crime branch for allegedly cheating and alluring them for job.
The crime branch wing of Jammu and Kashmir Police on Tuesday registered a case under Sections 419, 420, 120-B of RPC against one Nazir Ahmed, impersonating as SP, resident of Sikhbagh Mandibal, Lal Bazaar, Srinagar, Rattan Lal, resident of Ranjitpura, Gole Gujral his daughter Pinky Devi for cheating innocents and alluring them for jobs in the police department.
"A complaint was lodged by Ajit Singh, resident of village Sialsui in Rajouri district and others with the Crime Branch here alleging that one of the accused Nazir Ahmed, who introduced himself as SP and posted at police headquarters, Rattan Lal and Yog Raj and assured him of a job in the police department in lieu of money," official spokesman here said.
The complainant was asked to inform more aspirants interested in joining police and was asked to deposit the amount in their bank accounts besides some cash.
On a complaint, an enquiry was initiated in the crime branch and during the course of enquiry it was found that the complainant and other aggrieved persons had deposited an amount of Rs 25,20,000 in different account number provided by the accused persons, the spokesman said.