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JAMMU: The Crime Branch Jammu has produced charge-sheet against two accused persons for criminal conspiracy and cheating gullible youth on pretext of providing bank jobs.
As per an official spokesperson of the investigating agency, a 320 pages charge-sheet was presented against accused duo (1) retired Veterinary Doctor Rehmatullah Khora (73 years), son of Late Habibullah Khora, resident of Balwan Mohalla Tehsil & District Doda and (2) Sajjad Ahmed Najjar (48 years), son of Late Abdul Gafar, resident of House No. 57 ward No.6, near Jamia Mohalla Kishtwar in a case registered vide FIR No. 14/2019 under sections 420, 120-B of RPC for their involvement in duping unemployed youth of their hard earned money after hatching criminal conspiracy to cheat them by way of inducement on pretext of arranging Jobs in J&K Bank. The charge-sheet was produced in the Court of Judicial Magistrate 1st Class, Thatri for judicial determination, he added.
He further told that a written complaint was lodged by the complainant namely Rattan Lal, son of Jagat Ram, resident of Bhalwana Tehsil Mohalla District Doda against aforementioned accused duo to the effect that he is a businessman by profession and running a hardware store at Thatri, District Doda for last more than 8 years and accused No. 1 is a retired doctor from Sheep Husbandry department and also had a Timber depot at Doda in the name and style of M/s Royal Timber Depot. He further alleged that both accused, with criminal intention, hatched criminal conspiracy to cheat him. Accused- notorious cheat Rehmatullah Khora allured complainant that accused -Sajjad Ahmed Najjar has good relations with higher authorities of J&K Bank and can manage job for the complainant as a clerk in J&K Bank and on inducement of both accused persons, complainant gave them Rs. 6.20 lakh to them on different occasions through cheques and cash.
After receiving the money the accused adopted delaying tactics and later, the complainant requested them to payback money but they didn’t pay any heed to his requests.
The accused, however, gave two cheques amounting Rs 3, 50,000 each of J&K Bank HDFC Bank respectively to complainant but to the utter dismay of complainant, when he approached for en-cashing the amount, the complainant was given a Memo by the concerned Banks that HDFC account has been closed and J&K Bank A/c has insufficient balance. Thus, cheating the complainant and duping him of Rs. 6.20 lakhs on the pretext of providing job of a Clerk in J&K Bank, he added.
On receipt of the complaint, a preliminary verification was initiated by Crime Branch Jammu and during the course of enquiry allegations were prima-facie substantiated. Accordingly, instant case was registered in Crime Branch Jammu under relevant sections of law for in-depth investigation.
During the course of investigation oral, documentary as well as scientific evidence was collected and offences are fully established against the accused persons. During the course of investigation it also came to fore that Sajjad Ahmed Najar is a habitual offender and has four (4) cases registered against him at Police Station Kishtwar, he added.