2 held from Delhi for duping garment trader

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 29 Sep 2018 15:34:51


Staff Reporter,

Thanks to the active investigation carried out by cops from Gohalpur police station that two accused of fraud having cheated the appellant named as Santosh Kumar Koshta resident from Katra of Adhartal police station. The two accused have been successfully arrested from Delhi after the police team who reached at Delhi raided the location and summarily arrested them. The accused of fraud have been identified as Firoz Yasin Sheikh(24) resident from New Salimpur East Delhi and Saurabh Satish Kumar(24) resident from New Usmanpur East Delhi. The success for police was enumerated upon by ASP Rajesh Kumar Tripati while addressing a press conference at police control room on Friday evening.

About the success for the police it is informed that the victim of fraud named Santosh Kumar Koshta resident from Katra of Adhartal police station had lodged complaint on July 11, 2018. The victim who run cloth shop in Adhartal informed that on June 14, 2013 had opted for HDFC Life Insurance for 10 year duration. And had deposited a sum of Rs 80,000 but later did not deposit any further premium against the insurance policy against the mandatory deposit of Rs 80,000 every years.

From December 2017 he started receiving regular phone calls from alleged HDFC insurance stating that the first installment of Rs 80,000 would get lapsed along with insurance policy and to ensure that the policy remains alive must deposit money with the company. The miscreants who had full information about the policy of the appellant made him to trust on the phone calls made. Consequently he send a cheque of Rs 20,000 to OBC services for HDFC at Vishwas Nagar Shahdara Delhi. Having send the cheque the cheque was cleared and this made the alleged company officers to inform that the policy has been restored and isnow alive.

In the later development, the victim was subjected to frequent phone calls from the alleged company officers. The frequent communication established made the victim to believe on the credential of the alleged officers of the insurance company. Consequently he made deposits worth Rs 20,20,000 through NEFT, being optimistic of that fact the policy revived the appellant asked for refund against the huge amount deposited. The miscreants again demanded a sum of Rs 5 lakh for further working of the insurance policy. Suspecting major foul having deposited a huge amount the victim finally lodged complaint at Gohalpur police station on July 11, 2018. Accordingly a case was registered under Section 420 of IPC against the unidentified bank account holder. 

After the case was registered the matter was brought before senior officers as SP Jabalpur Amit SIngh taking gravity of the complaint instructed to constitute a team. Accordingly a team was constituted under the direction ASP Rajesh Kumar Tripathi and CSP Gohalpur Seetaram Yadav. The team was headed by SHO Gohalpur Praveen SIngh Dhurvey. The team carrying out investigation obtained information about the suspects in the fraud case and reached the said location at Delhi and summarily arrested the two accused Firoz Yasin Sheikh(24) is eight standard pass works in cloth shop resident from New Salimpur East Delhi and Saurabh Satish Kumar(24) is 12th standard pass works as tailor resident from New Usmanpur East Delhi.

A sum of Rs 2,47 lakh along with bank cheque book and pass book have also being seized from the possession of the two accused. The two accused of fraud have been taken on transit remand brought to Jabalpur. Police remand would be obtained from the court for intensive interrogation. As cops are hopefull of obtaining names of their fellow associates who pretended as officers and staffers of HDFC Insurance company. The police team headed by SHO Gohalpur Praveen SIngh Dhurvey, comprised of SI Satyanarayan Kushwaha, Ashish Asathi, Prince Yadav, Premlata Uikey offered valuable support would be given cash prize by SP Jabalpur.