Srinagar, Aug 07 (GNS): Jammu and Kashmir Police Monday said to have arrested a couple impersonating as IAS, IPS officers in central Kashmir’s Srinagar district.
The police said in a statement that a written complaint was received by Police Station Sadder to the effect that fraudulent activities of two individuals impersonating themselves as IPS and IAS officers have come to fore. “They have cheated a number of people on pretext of giving them jobs etc”, reads the statement as per GNS.
“The accused individuals have been identified as Manmohan Gangoo son of Late Gardari Lal Gangoo a resident of Barnai, Jammu A/P Baghat srinagar, Occupation: Fake IPS Designation/Identification: Suspended HC and Ayoush Koul W/O Manmohan Gangoo, Occupation Housewife, role impersonating as IAS officer”, reads the statement.
“On receipt of this application an FIR 73/23 was registered under sections 419, 420, 468, 471, 170, and 467 of the Indian Penal Code.Immediate action was taken and the accused individuals have been apprehended.”
“Investigation into the matter has been initiated to establish the veracity of the other allegations and for collection of evidence”, reads the statement adding “As part of this ongoing investigation, certain recoveries including money and jewelry have been made and some electronic gadgets have been seized on spot in front of Executive Magistrates. Many fake orders have been found from these digital devices including fake order of his own induction into IPS.”
“Public is requested not to fall prey to such touts & report if they come across anyone promising undue favours. Further, all those who have been looted by this couple should report to Police station Sadder for immediate redressal”, reads the statement further. (GNS)