JAMMU, Feb 18: Crime Branch Jammu has registered a case against Siddharth Sharma of Pacci Dhakki, who had stolen 19 tolas of gold jewellery worth Rs 6 lakh and withdrawn an amount of Rs 9.50 lakh illegally and fraudulently from the bank account of the complainant.
According to the Crime Branch, one Lachi Devi, widow of Kali Charan of Jyotipuram, Reasi lodged a complaint with the Crime Branch mentioning that ATM card of her bank account maintained in the State Bank of India branch Jyotipuram, Reasi was fraudulently stolen by one Siddharth Sharma having mobile No. 9596922996 from her house as he was the friend of her son.
When she went to bank to block the ATM card she came to know that an amount of Rs 9,50,000 was illegally and fraudulently withdrawn from her account through the use of the ATM card by Siddharth Sharma.
On the receipt of this complaint, a discreet enquiry was initiated into the matter and it was found that accused Siddharth Sharma had stolen the ATM card of the complainant along with 19 tolas of gold jewellery worth Rs 6 lakh and had withdrawn an amount of Rs 9.50 lakh illegally and fraudulently from the bank account of the complainant by using the stolen ATM card.
“The omissions and commissions therefore on the part of Siddrath Sharma, son of Rajinder Sharma of Pacci Dhakki, prima facie constitute offences punishable under Section 380 RPC read with Section 66B & 66C of the Information Technology Act, 2000”, a spokesman of the Crime Branch said.