Punjab

Punjab Police apprehended two fake Vigilance Officials

May 18, 2017 09:01 AM

Punjab News Express/Pardeep Luthra
GURDASPUR: Batala police claimed to have arrested two persons posing themselves as Vigilance Officiala today who has duped a grocery shop owner on Tuesday.

The senior Superintendent of Police Batala Deepak Hilory said that on getting a secret information SHO Ranger Nangal Police Station Mukhtiar Singh laid a nakabandhi near Chaudharywal and apprehended Gurinderjit Singh, a residence of Ghas Village and Sawinder Singh, a resident of Muradpur village who had duped a grocery shop owner Jarnail Singh at Chadharywal village under Ranger Nangal police station on Tuesday and they decamped with grocery worth Rs. 8,000 and cash Rs. 13000.

He said that Sukhwinder Singh, Sarwinder Singh and they two accomplice Balwinder Singh and kala Singh went to the shop of Jarnail Singh on the pretext that they were vigilance bureau and wanted to check the grocery articles following some body complaint that you are selling spurious articles.

But they took grocery worth Rs. 8,000 and cash Rs. 13000 and fled away.

SSP said that they again today made a mobile call to the Jarnail Singh that the grocery articles were spurious. They demanded Rs. 1 Lakh from him for not taking action against him but deal was settled in Rs. 50,000 but they were apprehended by Police.

Police has registered a case and arrested Sukhwinder Singh and Sarwinder Singh and their two accomplice Balwinder Singh and Kala Singh were absconding.

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