Fraudster arrested

Excelsior Correspondent

Srinagar, Mar 16: Police today arrested a fraudster for collecting money from people on the pretext of issuing digital door number plates in Bemina area of Srinagar.
In this regard, the Police Station Bemina received a written complaint from project manager GeoVista Technologies Pvt Limited stating therein that they have been assigned the task of conducting door to door survey to facilitate digital door numbering plates to individual households in Srinagar city.
“However, it came to notice that some frauds are collecting Rs 100 from households for issuing the said digital numbering plates. The agency has not authorised any individual to collect the money as the project is free of cost and this mischief is being done to disrepute their company and Srinagar Smart City project etc,” police said quoting the complaint.
Police said that on receipt of the complaint, a Case under Fir no.13/2022 u/s 419,420 of IPC was registered at Police Station Bemina and an investigation was set into motion.
“During the investigation, the police team succeeded in identifying the main accused person, Munawar Rashid Khushoo son of Rashid Ahmad Khushoo resident of Firdous colony Bemina, who has been arrested in the instant case,” police said, adding more arrests in the case are expected.
“General Public is requested to be vigilant and report any suspicious or fraudulent activity noticed,” police said.