Srinagar July 01: The city police today arrested a conman on charge of cheating a shopkeeper by buying the gold ornaments and providing fake Cheques.
Police station Sadder arrested a conman Tahir Amin Bahadur resident of Lachmanpora, Batamaloo who was wanted after cheating a shopkeeper selling gold ornaments at Chanpora.
During the Initial investigation, it surfaced that the accused along with his wife is reported to have duped many shopkeepers. They had a unique modus operandi. They used to buy gold from Shopkeepers and try to win their trust pretending to be the rich. After winning their trust, they used to buy gold and give fake Cheques.
The couple used to live in the rented accommodation and once the accommodation is exposed, they used to shift some other place and keep hiding.
Investigation in this regard are going on and more arrests are expected in the coming days.
2015 Kashmir Despatch