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    Crime Branch arrests fraudster; fake appointment racket busted


    Jammu, Feb 03: The Crime Branch Jammu arrested a notorious fraudster viz Manzoor Hussain Qadri, son of late Ghulam Hassan Qadri, resident of village Poshwani, tehsil Pattan, district Baramulla, from Jammu City in case FIR No. 46/2020 u/s 420, 465, 467, 468, 471, 120-B RPC P/S Crime Branch Jammu for his involvement in forging fake appointment orders and cheating unemployed youth in league with co-accused -(1) MushtaqAhmed Ganai R/O Bani Mulla, Kulgam (2) Fayaz Ahmed Dar R/O Chanpora, Pattan, who were operating a racket by inducing people, particularly unemployed youth on the pretext of arranging jobs in Forest Department and various other Govt. Departments.

    A written complaint was lodged in Crime Branch Jammu by Raman Kattru and others, alleging therein that the above accused persons on the pretext of arranging Govt. jobs swindled huge money from them after issuing fake appointment orders in their favour. In 2013, the complainant met Fayaz Ahmed Dar who induced him that he had many links and enjoyed good relationship with them due to which he could arrange him Government job in J&K Forest Department. He was given appointment order with the post of Forester and asked him to pay Rs. 4,50,000/-.

    The complainant managed money by selling jewellery of his wife besides taking money on interest from Mathoot Finance against some jewellery. He was purportedly rendered his services in the Forest Department without any salary for two years without salary. The accused also chained in many gullible youth on the same lines and duped them of their hard earned money.

    During the course of investigation of the case, it has been found that the accused is a habitual offender and notorious criminal. Warrant U/S 512/Cr.PC standsissued against him by the Hon’ble Court. The accused has served as an employee of Forest Department but was later dismissed / discharged from the service. He is also involved in as many as 08 criminal cases registered in different Police Stations. 

    The accused was produced before the Hon’ble Court of Law for seeking Police remand for further investigation of the case.

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