Kashmir

Crime Branch registers FIR against imposter

SRINAGAR: Crime Branch Kashmir today registered a First Information Report (FIR) against a Basant Bagh resident for impersonation and fraud.

The accused duped a Khansahib resident under the pretext of providing a license for Gas Agency at Pulwama and cheated him to deposit an amount of Rs 35 lakh by impersonating to be a high-profile official.

“The accused in turn handed over fake and forged documents to the complainant purported to have been issued by the Union Petroleum Ministry,” a statement of the Crime Branch said.

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