Srinagar: The Crime Branch Kashmir (Now Economic Offence Wing) Tuesday said that it produced a charge sheet against three persons for cheating and grabbing the money of a complainant by deceitful and fraudulent manner.
CBK said that a charge sheet was produced in a case under FIR number 37/2019 under section 420, 201, 120-B RPC of P/S Crime Branch Kashmir (EOW) against the accused persons namely Santosh Kumar Bhagat, son of Sukhdev Bhagat of Gaushala, Kishangarh New Delhi, Lakhin Lal Ahirivar, son of Ram Swaroop of Kishangarh New Delhi and Benadict Silvester, son of Lawrance Desousa of Chatterpur Extention New Delhi before the Court of Sub Judge Special Mobile Magistrate 13th Finance Srinagar.
“The Crime Branch Kashmir (Now EOW) received a complaint from one lady from Srinagar which inter alia reveals that the complainant received a phone call from unknown company claiming to be from IGMs, informing her that she has won a prize of 7 lacs in a contest and in order to claim her prize money, she was asked to deposit an amount of Rs 3000 as registration fee. She deposited and continued depositing more and more money on the advice of caller in the bank account maintained in the name of Non Stop Deals in order to get the prize money but later on it was not provided to her.”
The verification conducted in the matter revealed that the contents of the complainant are correct. The complainant was cheated and her hard earned money grabbed by deceitful and fraudulent manner, the statement said.
It also came to fore that the bank account number in which the complainant deposited the money exists in the name of Non Stop Deals In, operated by Santosh Kumar Bhagat R/O H.No. 49 A/9 Gaushala Kishangarh Vasant Kunj South West New Delhi. The aforesaid act of Omission & Commission on the part of alleged accused, Prima-facie discloses the commission of offences punishable U/S 420 RPC r/w section 66-D IT Act. Accordingly the instant case is registered and investigation started, the statement said.
“During investigation it was found that the phone number which was linked with the alleged account numbers was allotted to accused subscriber Lakhin Lal Ahirvar, son of Ram Swaroop of Kishangarh New Delhi. The said subscriber Lakhin Lal Aharvir was also working in M/S Non Stop Deals In.”
“The investigation conducted further revealed that the mastermind of the accused person Bandit Silvester S/O Lawrance Desousa R/O Chatterpur Extention New Delhi is operating multiple account numbers at various Bank branches at Delhi and some account numbers are registered in the name of various companies,” the statement said, adding that in view of the evidence collected during investigation the offences U/S 420, 120-B, 201 RPC r/w 66-D IT have been found established against all the three accused.