|EARLY TIMES REPORT|
JAMMU, Feb 26: Crime Branch Jammu produced chargesheet against an accused for his involvement in hatching criminal conspiracy and cheating the complainant on the pretext of arranging government jobs in Tourism and Health Departments.
The charge-sheet was produced in the Court of Ld. City Judge Jammu for judicial determination against accused Iqbal Krishan Karihaloo S/O Moti Lal R/O 104, Karan Nagar, Srinagar A/P House No 317-D, Bharat Nagar, Rehari Colony and 72-E, Sector-1, Durga Nagar, Jammu in case FIR No.14/2018 U/S 420,120-B RPC P/S Crime Branch Jammu.
A written complaint was lodged by complainant Farooq Ahmad in Crime Branch Jammu, alleging that he (complainant) visited the office of Director Health Services Jammu in order to check the name of his brother who was shortlisted for the course of Medical Assistant, where the accused deliberately approached him and told him that he is a retired Director, having links with bureaucrats and ministers who could easily manage two jobs one for the applicant in Tourism department and another for his brother in Health department. The applicant fell into his trap and in the month of April deposited a big amount in his Bank account of J&K Bank Branch Toph, besides paying him a huge amount of cash. After a long time when nothing was heard from the suspect and complainant exerted pressure for returning the money, the suspect handed over fake appointment orders to the complainant and when complainant went in for joining in the concerned department he came to know about the orders being fake. When the complainant asked the suspect to return his money he out rightly refused and threatened the applicant of dire consequences etc.
On receipt of the complaint a preliminary verification was initiated by Crime Branch Jammu and during the enquiry allegations were prima facie substantiated which subsequently led to the registration of the instant case FIR in Crime Branch Jammu for in-depth investigation. During the course of investigation documentary/oral evidences were gathered together with all relevant aspects, statement of witnesses recorded U/S 161 Cr.P.C, which prove the charges against the accused.