2 cheat jeweller with fake receipt, arrested

  • | Friday | 22nd September, 2023

Ghaziabad: Two persons were arrested on Thursday for allegedly cheating a jewellery shop owner by showing a fake payment receipt in return for jewellery worth Rs 10.5 lakh. The incident took place last month and two persons who were roped in for the crime were arrested the next day.According to the police, Seemav alias Munna (40) and Mukhtyaar (31) are both residents of Moradabad and prime accused in the case.A goldsmith in Kotwali registered a complaint on August 25 after he was given an order of gold and silver jewellery worth Rs 10.5 lakh on phone and the caller shared a fake RTGS payment receipt.Two people then arrived at the shop to collect the order. After a while when the shopkeeper didnt receive the money in his account, he realised that the RTGS receipt was fake Nipun Aggarwal, DCP, said.The two men who came to pick up the order — Sachin Sharma and Alam — were arrested on August 26.Alam and Sharma are auto-rickshaw drivers in the district and were given Rs 2,000 to collect the order from the goldsmith and courier it to Moradabad. On the basis of information given by the two, the prime accused were caught from a warehouse near the Ghaziabad railway station on Thursday. Items worth Rs 7 lakh were also recovered, the DCP said.The accused were arrested under relevant sections of the IPC and the IT Act. We also published the following articles recentlyTwo arrested, fake electronic items worth 2.5L recoveredTwo persons were arrested in Indore for selling fake electronic items of famous brands. The police recovered items worth lakhs from them, including counterfeit electrical goods such as wires and regulators. The accused admitted to procuring the counterfeit goods from Delhi and selling them through various stores in Siyaganj. In another incident, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) searched the home of a 14-year-old in Goa who was allegedly in contact with someone arrested in Jharkhand. Electronic gadgets were seized for analysis. Additionally, a woman constable at Sengottai station in Madurai recovered a bag containing gold necklaces and silk saris that a passenger had forgotten on a train.Fake encounter: Life term given to cops after lenient view, says orderThree former Punjab Police cops have been sentenced to life imprisonment in a 31-year-old fake encounter case. The court accepted their mercy pleas and took a lenient view in awarding the sentence. The convicts had been facing trial for over 30 years. Their counsel argued that their old age and unblemished record should be considered, while the prosecutor stated that they had killed innocent people without provocation. The convicts had submitted that they and their spouses were suffering from age-related ailments.ED seizes cash, gold, receipts during surveyThe Enforcement Directorate (ED) conducted surveys at the residences and premises of sand mining barons and government contractors in Tamil Nadu, resulting in the seizure of cash, gold, receipts, and counterfeit QR codes. Bank accounts worth 12.82 crore were frozen and unaccounted cash of 2.33 crore, along with 1,024.6 grams of gold, were seized. The surveys were carried out at 34 locations, including sand yards, and incriminating documents were found. The reason for the surveys has not been disclosed.

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