CHANDIGARH POLICE BRIEF AND OTHER POLICE NEWS DATED

28.01.2020

One arrested under NDPS Act

Chandigarh Police arrested Ram Kumar Thapa Chattri R/o # Manhari, Nepal and recovered 3 KG Charas from his possession near slip road, Lake, Sector-42, Chandigarh on 27.01.2020. A case FIR No. 14, U/S 20 NDPS Act has been registered in PS-36, Chandigarh. Investigation of the case is in progress.

Theft

Rajesh Kumar R/o # 1011/A, Sector 35, Chandigarh reported that unknown person stole away complainant’s bag/ purse containing Mangalsutra, 2 gold chain, 4 pairs of gold ear ring, 4 gold finger rings, silver anklets and cash RS. 3.50 lac to 4 lacs from his residence on 27.01.2020 by breaking the lock. A case FIR No. 13, U/S 380, 454 IPC has been registered in PS-36, Chandigarh. Investigation of case is in progress.

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Cyber Crime Inv. Cell of Chandigarh Police

Cyber Crime Inv. Cell of Chandigarh Police has arrested person namely Tabarik Hussain Shaikh S/o Mohd. Hussain R/o #179 Narmada Society, Upper Depoda Vikroli West Mumbai Age-32 Years from Mumbai in case FIR No. 211 dated 03.09.2019 U/s 419, 420 IPC, PS-26 Chandigarh.

The brief of the case are that CCIC had received complaint given by Sh. Jagmohan Singh Snadhu Branch Manager, PNB Sec-26 Chandigarh in which he reported that M/S Chrisma Gold Wheels (P) Ltd availed CC Limit of Rs.600 Lac from PNB branch in their account. On 16.07.19, Mr. Anurag clerk of PNB got a Whatsapp message from mobile on his mobile introducing himself as Karan Hoon Director Chrisma Gold Wheels (P) Ltd enquiring for rate of interest on FDR for Rs. 10 Crore for 5 years. Accordingly rate of interest were sent through Whatsapp by Mr. Anurag. Later on after some hours Anurag received a phone call from same Number that he wants to remit Rs. 9.90 Lac through RTGS from his above CC Account but, he is out of station and he is sending the number through Whatsapp, he requested to send the RTGS and assured that the Cheque will be sent to them later on. Relying on the communication and keeping in view the status of the company M/S Chrisma Gold Wheels (P) Ltd., the transaction was made. While making transaction it was found that the Cheque Number mentioned has already been passed. Mr. Anurag called back and the caller gave him another cheque number and the transaction was made. After that Bank received a communication from M/S Chrisma Gold Wheels (P) Ltd informing that they have not given any direction for remittance of alleged Amount from their account. So, PNB official’s realized that a fraud has been taken place. So they managed to hold Rs. 5,10,000/- through Axis Bank as the alleged account was of Axis Bank.

During investigation it was found that the alleged amount was transferred in the current account of accused mentioned above who succeeded in withdrawal of Rs. 4, 80,000/- on the same day before his account was got hold. Accused was arrested on 26.01.2020 from Mumbai and he was produced in the Hon’ble court and he is in police remand for 02 days. Further we are looking the involvement of arrested accused persons in other cyber crime cases also.