Crime Branch Hands over 35.6 Lacs to online fraud victim

Crime Branch, Jammu, which had unearthed the gang of interstate cyber criminals few days back, today handed over the recovered amount of `35.60 lacs to the complainant Mr. Vijay Gupta R/o Kathua in compliance with the orders of the Ld. Munsiff JMIC, Jammu.  

During the course of investigation in case FIR No. 37/2015 u/s 420,406,120-B RPC r/w Sec. 66-C & 66-D I.T Act P/s Crime Branch, Jammu in which seven fraudsters involved in the case were apprehended/arrested by the Crime Branch namely 1) Chander Shaker Kandpal @ Sharad Kumar S/o Khemanand R/o Masjid Wali Gali Pink City, Jaipur State Rajisthan, 2) Shiv Kumar @ Raj Kumar Sharma S/o Jagpal Singh R/o Village Gejhe Noida, Sector-93 Goutambudh Nagar UP, 3) Anil Kumar S/o Bhim Ram R/o Julaghat Tehsil Majalkand, Uttrakhand A/P H No.F-04, J-3 Dilshada Colony Delhi 4) Arun Dass @ Deepak Singal @ Goel S/o Sunil Dass R/o B-2/351, JJ Colony Madanpur Khadar, New Delhi, 5) Rajeev Tanwar S/o Mahan Lal Tanwar R/o A-128, G-2 Haritvihar Burari, Delhi, 6) Sachin Bhardwaj @ Krishanan S/o Roshan Lal Bhardwaj R/o A-66, Gali No.2, Ambedkar Vihar, Johripur Delhi and 7) Pushkar Chaudhary @ Baskar S/o Dharmanand Chaudhary R/o H.No.81-C, Pachsheel Enclave Village Basantpur, Haryana, after putting in hard efforts, the entire amount of `35.60 lacs was recovered by the Crime Branch at the instance of these accused persons. 

On an application made by the complainant before the Hon’ble Court of Ld. Munsiff, JMIC, Jammu and orders passed thereupon dated 14.10.2015 the entire amount recovered by the Crime Branch, Jammu in the case and kept in safe custody was today handed over to the complainant. 

The investigation of the case is still under progress as involvement of some of the Nationalized as well as private banks, Insurance companies etc. has surfaced, who had shared the data pertaining to their respective clients with these fraudsters. 

Mubassir Latifi, SSP Crime Branch, Jammu during the handing over ceremony in the Conference hall of the Crime Branch, Jammu again laid emphasize and appealed to the public at large that “come what may” all such unsolicited calls be avoided abinito and under no circumstances the personal details, account numbers, PIN Codes, ATM Card numbers, Credit card Numbers, CVV codes, Internet Banking passwords etc. be shared with anybody including the so called bank/RBI/SBI/Insurance Company officials, who make calls, as such a step shall ensure safety of their hard earned money and keep them away from the unpleasant hardships.    

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