CB team attacked in Mendhar, official injured

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A team of Crime Branch of Jammu and Kashmir police came under a heavy stone pelting allegedly by people in Mendhar area of Poonch district on Thursday morning, the eyewitness said.

Officials said that the team was on an investigation of a case pertaining to a scam of doubling the deposited cash.

A team of Crime Branch of Jammu and Kashmir police was allegedly attacked with stones by some people in Mendhar area of Poonch district on Thursday morning after it went for investigation of a case pertaining to a scam of doubling the deposited cash.

A case was registered in Crime Branch police station Jammu last year after a large number of people complained of a major scam running in crores in which some people running a private firm took money from people on the pretext of doubling the same in a short time but went missing after taking the amount.