Man impersonating as an army jawan for “good” marriage prospect arrested

  • | Monday | 14th September, 2020

“Upon interrogation, he confessed to flaunting by posing himself as army personnel and was also looking for a “good” marriage prospect.” Police said.

A man impersonating Army personnel has been arrested by the joint team of Meerut police and local military police in Meerut on Sunday. He has been identified as Sanjay Kumar, a resident of Modinagar in Ghaziabad.

Kumar was often seen loitering around the Meerut cantonment area. He claimed to belong to the Punjab Regiment. But another Army personnel felt there was something amiss in the story and he tipped the authorities about Kumar.

After his arrest from his rented house in the Ichauli area in the city, it was learned that Kumar was not in the Army. He was a resident of Modinagar in Ghaziabad. Three sets of Army uniforms, including nameplate and Barrett cap, were recovered from his rented house.

During the interrogation, Kumar confessed to posing as an Army personnel as he was looking for a “good” match for marriage, police said.

An FIR under IPC section 140(wearing garb or carrying token used by soldier, sailor or animal) was registered at Inchauli police station against Kumar.

“Upon interrogation, he confessed to flaunting by posing himself as army personnel and was also looking for a “good” marriage prospect.” Police said.



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