2 nabbed for duping goldsmith

Excelsior Correspondent
SRINAGAR, Dec 3: Police in Srinagar today said to have solved a fraud case by arresting two fraudsters and recovered duped gold worth lakhs from their possession.
As per police, on Dec 2, PS Shaheed Gunj received a complaint from a person namely Shoaib Ali Bulbul, son of Mohammad Ali Bulbul, resident of Nigeen, Srinagar currently running a Gold Smith shop situated at Hari Singh High Street stating therein that a gang of persons has cheated and duped him by exchanging duplicate gold against an original gold worth lakhs.
Accordingly, police said, a case vide FIR No. 121/2021 under relevant sections of law was registered and the investigation was initiated.
Acting swiftly, police said, a special team of PS Shaheed Gunj by utilizing all available means were able to nab two persons.
The persons who have been arrested, as per the police, have been identified as Mohammad Ashraf Lone, son of Gh Hassan Lone resident of Saller Anantnag and Younis Ahmad Dar son of Gh Rasool Dar resident of Bijbehara Anantnag and subsequently, both have been arrested. Duped gold worth lakhs was also recovered from their possession.
Police said that further investigation into the matter is going on.