Bangalore based cheat held for duping on pretext of arranging admissions

Excelsior Correspondent
JAMMU, July 30: Crime Branch, Jammu has arrested a notorious cheat from Bangalore, who had allegedly duped innocent persons on the pretext of arranging admission in Medical/Engineering Colleges.
The accused, identified as Jami Bala Ji son of Late Ganaya of Sosahandi Orissa, at present Bangalore, was involved in case FIR number 26/2015 under Section 420, 406—RPC P/S Crime Branch, Jammu.
He was arrested on the complaint of one Shravan Singh, son of Late Swarn Singh of Katra, who lodged a written complaint with Crime Branch Jammu alleging therein that he alonwith his family members came into contact with the accused person for seeking admission in R V College of Engineering Bangalore and for investing in some property at Bangalore. After accused promised to secure a seat under management quota in the said college for elder sister of the complainant, he was accordingly paid more than Rs 20 lacs through Bank and in cash. However, the accused did not fulfill his promise and duped the complainant of his hard earned money amounting to Rs 84 lacs, which the latter had deposited in the account of the former on different occasions.
SSP Crime Branch, Mubassir Latifi said that during the course of investigation, bank records were scanned, evidences were collected and after making hectic efforts, the accused person was apprehended at Bangalore by Inspr. Parvez Sajad and his team.  It has also been found that the accused had cheated various persons throughout the country on the pretext of arranging admissions in Engineering / Medical Colleges and had befooled the innocent and gullible people of their hard earned money.


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