The crime investigation agency (CIA) staff of Ludhiana police arrested an imposter who was posing as an inspector of Punjab police on Tuesday evening.
The police arrested the accused identified as Robin, a resident of Jasdev Singh Nagar and impounded a Ford Endeavour car with red beacon driven by him near Gill bypass. The accused had been facing the allegations of extorting money by posing as a cop.
Kulwinder Singh of CIA-1 stated that following a tip-off, police installed a check-post near Gill bypass and stopped the Ford Endeavour car. “Police arrested the driver of the car, Robin and recovered a fake identity card of police and red beacon,” Singh, who is investigating the matter, said.
The police have registered a case under the Sections 171 (wearing garb or carrying token used by public servant with fraudulent intent) and 473 (making or possessing counterfeit seal) of the Indian Penal Code.