Police arrest fake CBI Officer in Baramulla

Srinagar: Police on Sunday have arrested a man who was impersonating as a CBI officer in Jammu Kashmir’s Baramulla district.

Police Station Kunzer received written complaint from a person identified as Farooq Ahmad Wani, a resident of Wassun Bangil, highlighted a sequence of events involving a group of individuals – Javeed Ahmed Rather, Anjuman Afreen, Aaqib Ah Wani, and Rafeeq Ah Wani.
Police said the primary accused, Javeed Ahmed Rather, allegedly presented himself as a CBI officer to the complainant, brandishing a falsified CBI identification card. The accused has assured the complainant of securing a placement for their child at the NDA.
“As the situation unfolded, the accused individuals resorted to theft, absconding with various household items, including a geyser, bedsheet, inverter, CCTV camera, LCD, and other valuables from the complainant’s residence. Furthermore, the complainant was allegedly defrauded of a substantial sum amounting to 40 Lac rupees”, police said in a statement.

To this effect, Police Station Kunzer registered a case under relevant sections of law and an investigation was started.

Prompt action by the police team of Police Station Kunzer led to the arrest of the individual posing as a CBI officer with recovery of falsified documents, including the purported CBI card and some stolen house items was also recovered from the accused house.
Police urged the people not to fall prey in the hands of such fraudulent people and share such information with Police.

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