STATE TIMES NEWS
Jammu: A man was booked for allegedly duping a resident of Kathua district by posing as a bank official, an official said on Saturday.
A case under relevant sections of the law was registered by Jammu Crime Branch against Dulen Yadav, son of Jagdesh Yadav, resident of Sirsiya Kala, Ward No 3 Araria, District Araria of Bihar for his involvement in duping the complainant of his hard earned money by calling him from his mobile phone and impersonating as a Bank official of State Bank of India, a spokesperson of the investigating agency said. According to a complaint received from Onkar Chand Sharma, son of Duni Chand Sharma, resident of Mahanpur, his money from two bank accounts was fraudulently withdrawn after someone, introducing himself as a bank official, called him and enquired about his ATM numbers. “The complainant was induced by the notorious fraudster on the pretext of enquiry related to his ATM numbers and after obtaining ATM and PIN details of his two accounts, the money was withdrawn and he was cheated,” the spokesman said.
On receipt of complaint, a Discrete Enquiry was got conducted and during the course of enquiry relevant records related to two Accounts of complainant was collected from SBI Branch Billawar, Kathua in which it was found that allegations levelled are prima -facie substantiated against the accused for commission of crime. A cognizable offence is made out against accused for omissions and commissions, punishable under Sections 66, 66(C) and 66(D) of IT Act read with Sections 419, 420, 120-B of IPC. Accordingly, a formal case was registered at Police Station, Crime Branch, Jammu against accused for detailed investigation.