|Early Times Report|
JAMMU, Mar 4: Crime Branch (CB) Jammu produced charge sheet against a father-son duo for their involvement in luring the complainant and duping him of huge amount of hard earned money on the pretext of earning him 25% interest rate from ICICI Bank.
The charge sheet was produced against accused Neeraj Kumar S/O Kamal Lal R/O Village Domana Tehsil & District, Jammu and Kamal Lal S/O Bhag Ram R/O Village Domana Tehsil & District, Jammu in case FIR No. 21/2016 U/S 420,201,120-B/RPC
A written complaint was lodged by one Ashok Kumar S/O Karam Chand R/O Village Domana, Tehsil and District, Jammu, in Crime Branch, alleging that accused Neeraj Kumar S/O Kamal Lal R/O Domana, Jammu was working as an agent of ICICI Bank, allured him on the pretext that if Rs 1 lakh is deposited in the ICICI Bank, he would get 25% interest per annum. Owing to the allurements the complainant gave Rs 5.50 lakhs to the accused but neither the interest was paid to him in return nor was the principle amount refunded by the accused. It was also alleged that even the draft of Rs 1.25 lakh provided by the accused could not be en-cashed in Punjab National Bank, Domana as the same was got misplaced through accused Kamal Lal, who was working in the said Bank, as such, both the accused have cheated the complaint.
On the receipt of this complaint a preliminary verification was initiated in Crime Branch, Jammu and it was prima facie substantiated that both the accused in a well-planned manner allured and cheated the complaint of his hard earned money, leading to registration of instant criminal case. During the course of investigation, documentary as well as oral evidences were collected against the accused for the commission of crime and it is established that accused persons Kamal Lal and Neeraj Kumar after hatching criminal conspiracy with each other allured the complainant and duped him of his money. Thus, offences U/S 420, 201,120-B/RPC have been established against accused persons. Charge-sheet has been produced before the Court of Municipal Magistrate, Jammu for judicial determination.