CHANDIGARH POLICE BRIEF OF CASES DATED

04.10.2022

One arrested for possessing illicit liquor

Chandigarh Police arrested Babban Singh R/o # 2558/2, EWS Colony, Maloya (age-41 years) and recovered 50 quarters of country made liquor from his possession near Community Centre, EWS Colony Maloya, Chandigarh on 03.10.2022. A case FIR No. 128 U/S 61-1-14 Excise Act has been registered in PS-Maloya, Chandigarh. Later on, he was bailed out. Investigation of the case is in progress.

One arrested under NDPS Act

Crime Branch of Chandigarh Police arrested Jitesh Kashyap R/o Village Baliya, Distt. Bareilly (UP), (age-19 yrs) and recovered 805 grams opium from his possession from BSNL office, T-point, Phase-2, Ind. Area, Chandigarh. A case FIR No. 157 dated 03.10.2022 U/S 18 NDPS Act has been registered in PS-31, Chandigarh. Investigation of the case is in progress.

Cheating

A case FIR No. 50, U/S 419, 420, 120-B IPC has been registered in PS-Cyber Crime, Chandigarh on the complaint of Inderpal Singh S/o Gurdev Singh R/o # 2157, Sector-44, Chandigarh who reported that calling unknown person from Australia behalf of his grandson and told that he got into a fight in restaurant Australia and FIR registered against him, so need money for bail. Thus, in total he transferred Rs. 1,10,000 on 25.08.2022. Thereafter, he comes to know that fraud with him. Investigation of the case is in progress.

Proclaimed Offender

A case FIR No. 271, U/S 174A IPC has been registered in PS-36, Chandigarh on the orders of Sh. Tarun Kumar, JMIC, Distt. Court, Sector-43, Chandigarh against Sarabjit Singh R/o # 28, Vishnu Garden Extension near Civil Hospital, Jagadhari, Distt. Yamuna Nagar (Hry) who was declared PO and did not appear before the Hon’ble Court in pursuance of issuance of the proclamation. Investigation of the case is in progress.

A case FIR No. 272, U/S 174A IPC has been registered in PS-36, Chandigarh on the orders of Sh. Tarun Kumar, JMIC, Distt. Court, Sector-43, Chandigarh against Mayank Aggarwal R/o Plot No. 11, Sector 15-A, Faridabad (hry) who was declared PO and did not appear before the Hon’ble Court in pursuance of issuance of the proclamation. Investigation of the case is in progress.

A case FIR No. 273, U/S 174A IPC has been registered in PS-36, Chandigarh on the orders of Sh. Tarun Kumar, JMIC, Distt. Court, Sector-43, Chandigarh against Mohd. Iqbal R/o # 327, Mohalla Dasaba Ward no. 6, Malerkotla, Distt. Sangrur (Pb) who was declared PO and did not appear before the Hon’ble Court in pursuance of issuance of the proclamation. Investigation of the case is in progress.

A case FIR No. 274, U/S 174A IPC has been registered in PS-36, Chandigarh on the orders of Sh. Tarun Kumar, JMIC, Distt. Court, Sector-43, Chandigarh against Jagmohan R/o # 6962, ward no. 6, Kharar (Pb) who was declared PO and did not appear before the Hon’ble Court in pursuance of issuance of the proclamation. Investigation of the case is in progress.

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In view of the anticipated heavy traffic movement during the Dushera Festival at Parade Ground Sector 17, Chandigarh the general public is hereby requested to park their vehicles in the following authorized parking lots:-

a. Parking area of sector 22-A Market

b. Parking area of Sector 22-B Market

c. Parking of Football Ground, Sector 17

d. Rear side and front side of Neelam Cinema Sector 17

e. Parking area adjoining Local Bus Stand, Sector 17

Further, in order to de-congest this area at the time of dispersal of this function, traffic shall be diverted away from ISBT Sector 17 Chowk on Udyog Path by diverting traffic coming from 17/18 Light Point, Aroma Light Point, Sector 18/19/20/21 chowk and Cricket Stadium Chowk for one hour i.e. from 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM. Further, at the time of dispersal of this function, only buses will be allowed to ply on this stretch. General public is requested to use alternate route during this restriction.

Further, the general public is appealed to adopt the following measures on the eve of Dushera:-

Please try to walk to nearby markets, nearby destinations, etc. rather than using a motor vehicle.

  1. Car pooling may be considered.
  2. Use face mask and maintain social distancing.
  3. Please ensure vehicles are efficiently parked in the designated parking lots not consuming more space than necessary.
  4. People are advised not to park their vehicles in ‘No Parking’ Zones/Roads; otherwise, such vehicles shall be towed away/clamped.
  5. People are advised not to park/ply their vehicles on cycle track/pedestrian pathway.
  6. In case vehicle is towed away/clamped, please contact Traffic Helpline No. 1073.
  7. Please remain patient in case of congestion and do not honk unnecessarily.

Chandigarh Traffic Police is working to minimize traffic congestion during this festive season. People are requested to follow traffic rules and not to violate the same. We seek your active co-operation in making the City Beautiful even more beautiful.

Issued in Public Interest by Chandigarh Traffic Police

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INSTANT LOAN APP RACKET BUSTED – 29 ACCUSED ARRESTED FROM ACROSS INDIA

1578 LINKAGES FOUND ACROSS THE COUNTRY, INCLUDING 89 FIRs

Chandigarh Police, Police Station Cyber Crime achieved major success with the arrest of a Chinese national who was overstaying the visa period and kingpin of an illegal instant loan app racket being run with a battery of 60 people under him. 29 more accused have been arrested in a marathon 01-month operation spanning across 6 States.

In continuation of investigation of case FIR No. 33 dated 03.09.2022 U/S 384, 468, 471, 420, 509, 120B IPC PS- Cyber Crime, Chandigarh and FIR No. 28 dated 30.08.2022 U/S 384, 419, 420, 120B IPC PS- Cyber Crime, Chandigarh, 4 more persons have been arrested and raids are on to arrest the remaining accused. Huge money laundering, opening of shell companies, mule accounts, bogus political parties and trusts has been revealed.

Arrested persons include students, tax consultant/ advocate, directors of Shell Companies/ firms, Hawala Karobari, property dealers.

Fresh Arrest:

  1. Madhukar Dubey S/o Ram Krishan Dubey , # A-708, Saya Zenith , Indirapuram, Ghaziabad, Up., age 38 years. He disclosed that he is involved in Hawala Karobar from last 2-3 years and he handled around 30-40 crores of Hawala transactions. He used to make transactions in shell companies and deliver the cash to many people at different places.
  2. Rajesh Mathur S/o Ram Khiladi, # 5/142 1st Floor, Sector 5, Vaishali, Ghaziabad, U.P., age 40 years. He disclosed that he is involved in Hawala Karobar from last 2-3 years and he handled amount approx 40-50 crores of Hawala Karobar. He used to make transactions in shell companies and deliver the case to many people at different places.
  3. C. Chinnasamy Sellappan S/o Sellappan R/o #1/394, Elumalakovil Street, Thanga Chiamapatti, Oddanchatram, Dindigul, Tamilnadu. He disclosed that Rs. 15 Crores cheated amount transferred in his account.

Total Rs. 17.31 lakhs alleged cheated money recovered from the arrestee persons and amount approx 60 lacks have been hold in bank accounts and 20 bank accounts also got freeze. Further, 41 Mobile phones, 9 Laptops recovered from the arrestee persons. On analyzing the money flow to different bank accounts/UPI IDs it emerged that all the cheated amount transferred in the fake bank accounts of shell/ fake companies managed by the above said accused and all the accounts managed by these accused are involved in Money Laundering and Hawala Karobar in all over India. During the course of investigation of these accused it has also come in notice that they are taking benefits of GST also by multiple transactions in different shell/ fake companies accounts and we are also writing letter to concern department for further investigation on this aspects and suspicious role of some bank officials/ managers is also coming in this scam and we will also verify this factor. Further, notice to join investigation has also issued to some companies/ firms which are involved in money flow of cheated amount of instant Loan Apps scam. Notice to join the investigation also issued to the president Bhartiya Rajnitik Vikalp Party as some amount transferred from alleged bank accounts to the account of Bhartiya Rajnitik Vikalp Party.

From the interrogation and discloser of arrestee accused Rajesh Mathur and Madhukar Dubey, it has come to notice that person namely Ayush Agarwal and Daksh Partap Singh from Agra are involved in Hawala Karobar approax amount 100 Crores and they transfer the money to China through Telegraphic Transfer (TT), Crypto Currency. Their Non Bailable arrest Warrants have been obtained from Hon’ble Court and police teams are raiding to arrest them.

From the investigation conducted so far, it has come to notice that person namely Raj Vaishnav from Chittorgarh Rajasthan is managing the main accounts which are involved in hawala karobar and money laundering and approax Rs. 10 crore transferred through him on daily basis. Non Bailable Arrest Warrants of Raj Vaishnav @ Raj King obtained from Court.

Team of PS- Cyber Crime was in Tamil nadu from last one week and accused C. Chinnasamy Sellappan arrested from Tamilnadu and complainant received loan amount from his ICICI Bank account and he disclosed that he sold his ICICI bank account to person namely Saifi Mohammad resident of Kerala and he is managing his account.

In the instant loan app scam general people install the loan application to take small amount loan and during the installation app seeks the access of the contacts, gallery of victim and after that the scammers morph the picture available in gallery of victim and circulate them on social media, due to this around 60 persons have committed suicide all over India and people also hesitate to lodge the complaint. Now Chandigarh Police after the arrest of 29 accused in instant loan scam, people who are victims are encouraged to lodge the complaint regarding the loan application scam.

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On 04.10.2022, Cyber Safety and Security Awareness lecture was delivered by officials of Police Station Cyber Crime along with Cyber Interns at Paragon Senior Secondary School, Sector 71, Mohali Punjab, about the Do’s & Don’t related to online cyber. The lecture was attended by approximately 200 students. Further more, Cyber Safety and Security Awareness campaign with a theme “See Yourself in the Cyber” was organized by officials of Police Station Cyber Crime along with Cyber Interns in Market Sector 19, ISBT Sector 17, Mobile Market Sector 22-A and Plaza Sector 17 from 04:45 onwards. They were aware about the Do’s & Don’t related to online cyber crime frauds like financial frauds, calling from Canada, Loan apps, calling from Electricity Department, Using of strong password etc. Approximately 500 people were aware. In total 700 students/general public was aware during this campaign. Issued by P