Kishtwar,Oct 28: On 24-10-2020 a written complaint lodged by one Sajid Ali Zergar (Jewellwer) S/O Lt. Mohd Isaq Zergar R/O Hidyal Kishtwar was received at Police Station Kishtwar, where in it has been alleged that on 22-10-2020 the complainant was contacted telephonically by some unknown accused person who allured/motivated the complainant to sell him Gold on cheaper rates and accordingly was asked to bring money Rupees five lakh with him at Drabshalla by the accused. On reaching Drabshala highway he was asked to move to some abandoned place near Kandini.
Sensing the honey trap of accused persons, the complainant tried to move back towards Kishtwar, on the way back he was restrained forcibly with criminal intention and had been kept under the life threat and dire consequences The accused person snatched/looted the hard earned money of complainant amounting to the tone of Rs. 05 lacks and fled from the spot.
On this complaint a case FIR No. 201/2020 U/S 341/392/120-B/506/IPC had been registered at Police Station Kishtwar and a special team headed by SHO Kishtwar and assisted by SI Jatinder Singh Rakwal Swung into the action on technical investigation rounded up accused persons namely 1. Yaseen Wahid S/O Abdul Wahid Ganie 2. Muzamil Shabir S/O Shabir Ahmed Both R/O Tehsil Bhaderwah District Doda, who during sustained investigation broke down and confessed their involvement into the preplanned crime and also narrated the role of one conspirator Namely Khalid Kotwal S/O Khurshid Kotwal R/O Hidyal Kishtwar, who played a key role in the execution of nefarious design of extortion.
So far as three persons namely 1. Yaseen Wahid 2. Muzamil Shabir 3. Khalid Kotwal has been arrested and Rs. 3 lacks looted/extorted money has been recovered. Whereas some more arrests are expected shortly in the instant case. The arrests and recovery has been made by the team of P./S Kishtwar headed by SHO P/S Kishtwar Inspector Abid Hussain Bukhari assisted by Sub-Inspector Jatinder Singh Rakwal under the close supervision of DySP Headquarters Kishtwar Sh Davinder Singh Bandral and Additional Superintendent of Police Sh.. Musheem Ahmed under overall supervision of Sr. Superintendent of Police Kishtwar Dr. Harmeet Singh Mehta JKPS. Investigation of the instant case is in progress.