Jammu: Crime Branch Jammu produced charge-sheet against accused- Rakesh Singh and Suresh Singh both Sons/O Kehar Singh R/O Jattana DeyKothey, Dehrian, Hamirpur Sidhar, Tehsil Khour & District Jammu in case FIR No. 04/2020 U/S 420, 465, 468 IPC of Police Station Crime Branch Jammu for their involvement in luring the complainant and duping of hard earned money by impersonating as RTO on the pretext of offering fake incentive schemes on purchase of cars.
The charge-sheet has been produced in the Court of Chief Judicial Magistrate Jammu on 31-12-2020 for judicial determination.
In a statement issued to news agency KINS reads,”A written complaint was lodged by complainant Kulwant Singh son late. S. Sunder Singh R/o H. No. 192 Sector-1, Lane No. 12 GTB Nagar Channi Rama Jammu in crime Branch Jammu alleging therein that his wife received a phone call from an unknown mobile number who claimed to be RTO, Jammu & Former Additional Secretary to Governor J&K, for a request to adjust the services of one of the employees of Distt. Youth Service & Sports, Jammu.
When she confirmed from her colleagues, someone with same name was serving as RTO Jammu and has previously served as Addl. Secretary to Hon’ble Governor J&K in the Governor House as conveyed by this caller.
After few days the said caller again called her for the same request and also offered her the services of RTO Department with regard scheme on purchase of cars besides arranging licences.”
“On this preliminary verification was initiated by Crime Branch Jammu and during the course of enquiry oral and documentary evidences was gathered and the allegations were prima-facie substantiated. Accordingly, instant criminal case was registered in P/S Crime Branch, Jammu under the relevant provisions of law against the above mentioned accused persons for in-depth investigation,” the statement reads.
“During the course of investigation, strenuous efforts were made to collect documentary and oral evidence, which proved the criminal involvement of the accused for duping the complainant of his hard earned money as RTO/ PA to RTO Jammu.
Moreover, the prime accused Rakesh Singh used to transfer the illegal money into the account of his brother- co-accused Suresh Singh. Accused Rakesh Singh is a History sheeter of P/S Khour and Crime Branch Jammu besides 2 more Criminal cases stand registered against him in Crime Branch Jammu and 2 FIRs in Jammu District,” the statement added. (KINS)