JAMMU, Apr 25: Crime Branch Jammu has arrested an interstate fraudster from Punjab, who duped various youth here on the pretext of providing them jobs, studies and trainings abroad and in return had taken a huge amount running in lakhs of rupees.
The arrested accused Malkeet Singh Maan of Punjab, who had concealed his real identity and was operating as Gursevak Singh through a self style company in the name of M/s Wings Canadian Consultants Hall No. 109/A-1, 1st Floor North Block, Bahu Plaza, Jammu.
On receipt of a written complaint in Crime Branch Jammu, lodged by one Paramjeet Singh and others, a preliminary enquiry was conducted for defrauding various candidates and duping them of their hard earned money by Gursevak Singh and others . During enquiry it was found that the accused persons in furtherance of a criminal conspiracy changed their actual identities with fake names and had allured and cheated the innocent youths on the pretext of providing them jobs, studies and trainings abroad and in return had taken a huge amount running in lakhs of rupees.
During course of enquiry, it was also found that the alleged accused persons had used fake voter IDs and Aadhaar card in order to hide their identity whereas accused Gursevak Singh was identified as Malkeet Singh Maan son of Behal Singh of village Mauran, Tehsil Sunan, District Sangrur Punjab. It was further found that all the accused persons had opened their office at Jammu solely with the intention of cheating and after alluring a large number of persons, obtained around Rs 45 lakhs from them by resorting to fraudulent means, merely in order to cause wrongful gains for themselves and wrongful loss to the complainants.
Accordingly case FIR No. 24/2017 U/s 420,465,467,468,471,120-B RPC was registered at P/S Crime Branch Jammu against M/s Wings Canadian Consultants through Gursevak Singh and others and investigation of the case was entrusted to SI Hilal Azhar of CBJ. During the course of investigation, all the statutory requirements were completed and after hectic efforts put in, the actual identity of accused person were established. The main accused Gursevak Singh, identified as Malkeet Singh Maan, was tracked down and arrested by a team of Crime Branch Jammu from Sangrur Punjab. The said accused person is on Police remand and investigation of the case is in progress.