ATM cheating case solved; accused arrested: Police
Srinagar, August 19: Police on Sunday claimed to have solved an ATM cheating case while arresting the accused involved in the crime.
In a statement issued here, a police spokesman said, “On 14th of August 2018 Tariq Ahmad Rather son of Mohammad Abdullah Rather resident of Athwajan Panthchowk approached Police Station Pantha Chowk with a written complaint wherein he stated that some unknown person has fraudulently withdrawn Rs. 80000/- by using his debit card.” “A case FIR number 69/2018 under relevant sections was registered and investigation was taken up.”
He further said, “During the course of investigation, it came to fore that the ATM card of complainant was swapped by some unknown person at HDFC Bank ATM Pantha Chowk on pretext of helping the complainant. With the help of CCTV footages collected by the investigating team, the accused was identified as Aijaz Ahmad Khan son of Sona-ul-Lah Khan resident of Hyhama Kupwara.”
“The accused was arrested from his house. The investigation of the case is going on,” he added.