Awantipora police arrests two fraudsters impersonating as police personnel, fake stamps & I-cards recovered

Awantipora police arrests two fraudsters impersonating as police personnel, fake stamps & I-cards recovered


OPolice in Awantipora have arrested two fraudsters impersonating as police personnel near Kaigam Crossing on NHW.

Officers at the checking point established near Kaigam Crossing intercepted a vehicle bearing registration No. JK01AF-7103. While checking the documents of the vehicle, they reflected registration No. as JK13D-1271 which didn’t match with the vehicle. The persons on board the vehicle were asked to provide ID cards which also turned to be fake identifying them as Sub Inspector Irshad Ahmad Shah and Constable Abass Ali.

During search, officers recovered two fake stamps of Sr. Superintendent of Police, Srinagar & SHO PS Awantipora. Furthermore, 100 fake gold coins, two small idols and one toy pistol were also recovered from the vehicle. Both the persons were arrested on the spot and the vehicle was also seized. Materials recovered from their possession have also been seized.

Both the arrested persons have been identified as Irshad Ahmad Shah son of Mohammad Afzal Shah resident of Gadikhal Awantipora and Abass Ali Wani son of Ali Mohammad resident of Aawanpora Awantipora.

Case FIR No. 123/2019 under relevant sections of law was registered at Police Station Awantipora and investigation is going on.

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