An area resident in Bihar’s Motihari has been arrested for swindling cash from individuals by posing as a high-ranking CBI officer, a senior police official stated on Thursday.
East Champaran Superintendent of Police Naveen Chandra Jha informed reporters on the district headquarters that the accused, aged about 25 years, was caught in a raid performed Wednesday evening and a number of other incriminating objects have been seized from his possession.
The recovered objects embrace an “identification card” describing the accused, Amol Kumar, as an “SP” with the CBI, a faux seal of the investigating company and Rs 5.66 lakh in money, Mr Jha stated.
“Amol used to dupe individuals with guarantees of jobs, apart from coercing them into parting with cash by threatening them with motion by the investigating company. He was caught red-handed from a faculty premises in Govindganj police station space, stated the SP.
He added that an FIR has been lodged in opposition to the accused below related sections of the IPC and asserted “we have now adequate proof which might show earlier than the court docket of regulation Amols involvement in fraudulent actions for previous one yr”.
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