August 18: In a significant breakthrough against fraudulent activities, Police in Pulwama has successfully arrested a deceptive jeweller in counterfeit gold ornament scam.
Police in Pulwama received a series of complaints against the jeweller namely Sajad Ah Zargar, (operating a gold shop named Diamond Jewellers at AL-Ahmad complex near Shaheed Farooq Chowk Pulwama), allegedly deceived customers with counterfeit gold ornaments and has been engaging in this fraudulent activity for an extended period. Acting swiftly, the accused jeweller involved in the commission of crime was arrested and shifted to police station where he remains in custody. Accordingly, a case FIR No. 210/2023 was registered at Police Station Pulwama, and a thorough investigation has been initiated.
The arrest follows a meticulous investigation into allegations of counterfeit gold ornaments being sold to innocent customers, shedding light on a series of complaints against the accused. This apprehension serves as a stern warning to those involved in fraudulent practices, as J&K Police remains vigilant in ensuring the safety and well-being of the community.