Crime Branch Jammu has registered an FIR against unknown hackers who withdrew Rs 6 Lakh from the account of a Jammu based trader.
According to CB Jammu, the FIR was filled on the written complaint lodged by M/s Ramesh Traders, Shop No. 15, Opp. ZPHQ, Palace Road, Jammu through its Prop. Ramesh Razdan S/o Late Jagan Nath Razdan R/o H. No. 102, Lower Laxmi Nagar, Sarwal, Jammu.
In the complaint, received in the Crime Branch, the complainant had alleged that some unknown persons withdrew an amount of Rs 6.00 lakhs on 26 September 2014 at about 10.30 A.M through e-banking from his bank account No. 174 in J&K Bank branch Chowk Chabutra and come to know about the fraud as he received an SMS regarding the transaction. It was further alleged that complainant immediately informed the bank through a written complaint and an e-mail but the bank expressed its inability and could not recover the money etc.
"From the above it transpired that some unknown person(s) had in furtherance of a criminal conspiracy, dishonestly & fraudulently taken away the hard earned money of the complainant amounting to Rs 6.00 lakh by hacking the computer data, in order to cause wrongful gains to him/themselves and wrongful loss to the complainant" CBJ handout said .
It said that in view of omissions and commissions, on the part of the unknown person(s) constitute offences punishable u/s 379,120-B RPC r/w Sec. 66, 66-C and 66-D I.T Act. JNF