Kingpin among 2 arrested
FAKE DOCUMENT RACKET
Jammu, Aug 17: Police today claimed to have arrested two persons, with over 150 fake stamps and huge quantity of fake documents pertaining to the Motor Vehicle Department.
Addressing a press conference here today , SP (South) Rajeshwar Singh said that in continuation to the case FIR number 134 of 2010 under section 419, 420, 467, 468 and 471 of RPC, a police team led by Incharge Police Post Nehru Market Sub-Inspector Hilal Mohammed Azhar arrested a fake certificate racket accrued who was evading his arrest since 2010.
Singh said Amarjeet Singh alias Dimple son of Harnam Singh of Malakpur village of RS Pura, who has duped many by impersonating as regional transport officer was arrested from Ware House yesterday, on the basis of inputs.
He was absconding since 2010 following the registration of a case against him at police post Nehru Market, the police officer informed.
Amarjeet was providing counterfeit registration certificates, licenses and documents by using fake stamps of motor vehicle department and regional transport office to the people by charging huge sums,” the police official said.
After his arrest, SP south said, the house of Amarjeet was raided from where police recovered large quantity of documents, and fake stamps including that of a Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) R.S. Pura and Tehsildar Jammu.
During his interrogation, the police official said, he disclosed that Print Art helped him in making stamps of various kinds, while a Photostat shop near old RTO office was providing fake scanner documents of the MVD and RTO.
Following the discloser, the SP said, police team led by Incharge Police Post Nehru Market, Hilal Mohammed Azhar and SHO Gandhi Nagar Inspector Sajjad Khan conducted raids simultaneously at the Print Art shop in Nai Basti and the Photostat Shop at Ware House.
During the raids, he said, police arrested Vikas Jandyal son of Vaid Prakash Jandyal of Nanak Nagar with scanned documents of MVD and RTO, while a computer, two scanners, printer and CPU were also seized from the shop.
“The owner of Print Art Daleep Gupta was not present in the shop when the raid was conducted in Nai Basti. However, police searched the shop and recovered a large quantity of stamps including of army officials, principals, Sarpanches, head masters, lecturers, of MVD department,” the SP said.
He said that police have launched a manhunt to arrest the absconding Daleep, while saying that investigation in the case is in progress.
He said that Amarjeet was also involve din the case FIR number 122 of 2007 under section 420, 467, 468, 471 of RPC at police station Gandhi Nagar and investigation in the case is still going on.
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Lastupdate on : Wed, 17 Aug 2011 18:30:00 GMT
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