CB arrests impersonator in Jammu, would pose as Army colonel, fake job racket busted
Jammu: Crime Branch Jammu has arrested a man impersonating as Army Colonel, and was running a racked an Army recruitment racket. His associates were arrested as well.
A preliminary verification was conducted by Crime Branch, Jammu and on the basis of verification, it was prima facie found that Kulwinder Singh in connivance with Vishal Bhagat, Sahil Sharma and Ricky Chib is indulging in luring the youths by inducement and provides them fake order after receiving huge amounts from them by fraudulent means.
“It was also revealed that the self style and impersonating army Colonel had spread rumors that the area of his location has been given under his charge by the Indian army for recruitment purpose and has also issued I. Cards to many unemployed youths on the pretext of recruitment in Indian Army and has extorted huge money from them fraudulently,” they said.
The Crime Branch team conducted raid at the rental residence cum office of accused Kulwinder Singh and recovered, seized incriminating materials including Army uniform with stars, medals, Laptop, mobiles, Army Recruitment records etc.
The said accused Kulwinder Singh along with his associated namely Vishal Bhagat R/o Dream City, Sahil Sharma R/o Janipur Press Wali Gali, Ricky Chib were arrested.
“The accused persons are being interrogated to ascertain the whole gamut of racket and other aspects relating to the crime. The investigation of the case is on progress,” they said.
CB, Jammu said that they had received a complaint by alleging therein that Kulwinder Singh S/o Karnail Singh R/o Deharan Akhnoor Road near Mishriwala Jammu a dismissed Army personnel is luring unemployed youths by impersonating himself as Army Colonel and collects huge amounts ranging from two to five lacs for recruiting them in Indian Army.