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Woman arrested for cheating in Jammu

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Jammu, Apr 23: A woman, accused of cheating people by allegedly extorting money from them on the pretext of giving them suitable interest rates for their deposits, was today arrested in Jammu, an official said.

The officials of the Crime Branch arrested the woman of Rehari in a case of 2015 registered under Section 420 (Cheating), 406 (Punishment for criminal breach of trust), 120-B (Punishment of criminal conspiracy) of the RPC, a Crime Branch official said.

The woman is involved in extortion of money from people of Jammu city on the pretext of providing suitable interest rates against the money deposited with her, he said.

She was at large and was reportedly residing in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, the official said.

The Crime Branch of Jammu developed inputs about her presence and laid a trap for her arrest from the city, he said, adding that during the course of investigation she has admitted of duping people by way of deception.

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