Akhnoor police arrested a fraudster and recovered the entire amount of seven lakh rupees from his possession. According to sources, on August 21, a person named Puran Chand, son of Paras Ram of Kapai Di Ban village, had lodged a written complaint with the Akhnoor police station that Rs 7 lakh had been transferred from his SBI Akhnoor account to someone else’s account. Forged bank accounts by forging signatures.
Acting on the complaint, the investigation of the matter has been started by registering a case of FIR number 211/2021 under sections 420, 467, 468, 471 and 120-B of IPC at Akhnoor police station. A team was formed under SDPO Akhnoor under the leadership of SHO Inspector Hilal Azhar and with the help of PSI Baljit Singh from Thana Akhnoor to solve the matter.
During investigation, the account statements of the complainant were obtained. After investigation, it was found that an amount of Rs 7 lakh was transferred from his account to some other accounts in Hyderabad and after that the amount was transferred to other accounts.
During investigation, a man named Suresh Kumar, son of Ram Krishna of village Kapai da Ban Akhnoor Jammu, was picked up and subjected to thorough interrogation. During continuous interrogation, the said person admitted that he stole checks from the custody of the complainant and then transferred an amount of Rs 7 lakh to another account holder known to him by forging the signature of the complainant. The entire Rs 7 lakh has been recovered, and the accused has been immediately arrested in the case.
The arrest and recovery was done under the guidance of SP Rural Sanjay Sharma. Further investigation is on and the role of other concerned persons is being ascertained.