Jammu Cyber police arrests ‘most wanted’ online fraudster from Patiala

The cyber police station in Jammu has succeeded in arresting another most wanted fraudster involved in Rs 34.0 lakh online pension/cyber fraud case from Patiala, Punjab. A case under FIR no 10/2021 u/s 66D IT Act, 420, 120.B IPC has been registered at the cyber police station in Jammu. The accused person has been identified as Sukhdeep Singh, S/o Iqbal Singh, R/o Guru Nanak Nagar in Patiala.

On February 20, 2021, the complainant, namely Inder Pal Singh of Talab Tillo, Jammu, reported at the cyber police station that unknown fraudsters duped him on the pretext of buying units of the Canadian pension fund and convinced the complainant of good returns. But, unfortunately, the complainant got trapped in the luring offer and consequently lost Rs 34.0 lakh in multiple transactions from different banks.

Jammu’s cyber police’s superintendent of police (SP) Naresh Singh said, “During the investigation, the Investigating officer succeeded in identifying co-accused fraudster who has defrauded complainant’s hard-earned money. In June 2021, members of the gang of online fraudster Daljit Kour, W/o Shingara Singh, R/o Sahnewal Ludhiana, was arrested in the instant case in whose bank account Rs 24 lakh was credited and Rs 10 Lakh was credited in the account of Sukhdev Singh”.

“After discovering the accused’s location, the deputed dedicated team headed by inspector Vikram Singh, investigating officer of the case under the direct supervision of DySP Cyber Priyanka Kumari, to apprehend the accused. The deputed team acting swiftly arrested the accused from Patiala. The accused is brought to cyber Police Station Jammu after completing all legal procedures. The accused is involved in other complaints also. The police are searching for other fraudsters involved in the commission of the offence. Further sustained questioning of the accused is going on to ascertain the involvement of other accused into the case”, Singh added.

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