Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir police on Friday claimed to have booked a notorious fraudster and land grabber under Public Safety Act (PSA) in Budgam district.
A police spokesman said that acting tough against the habitual offenders, trespassers and land-grabbers, Police in Budgam have booked a notorious fraudster identified as Shoki wife of Ghulam Rasool Dar@ Las Shikari—resident of Gangbugh Srinagar under Public Safety Act for her unrelenting involvement in criminal/anti-social activities and deceiving/looting the gullible people.
“During the course of investigation, it came to learn that the booked lady has been continuously deceiving, befooling and looting the gullible people with her craftiness. Besides, she was also found involved in forcible trespassing the land of people on the pretext of land deals and grabs the same through deceitful means.”
“Further investigation also revealed that the accused lady also used to attack the owners of said land/property with the help of her associates and used to threaten common masses of her area to face dire consequences if not allowed such illegal activities,” police said, adding that the booked lady is wife of a land broker namely Ghulam Rasool Dar @Las Shikari and both are acting in hand and glove in selling the land/property on fake revenue documents and subject has also been found in interfering in the matters relating to sale/purchase of land in her vicinity.
“Her repeated behaviour of indulging in offences and activities had created resentment among the public and turned into law & order situation,” police said and added that accordingly, the said shrewd and swindling lady has been detained under PSA after obtaining sanctions from the concerned authorities for her involvement in seven cases of cheating already registered against her in district Srinagar and Budgam.
Meanwhile, police urged people to be aware and not to fall prey to such fraudsters and land grabbers and report any such suspicious or fraudulent activity as early as possible.