BARAMULLA: Baramulla Police has arrested a fraudster involved in selling fake Gondola Tickets in Gulmarg Baramulla.
Police Station Gulmarg received a written complaint from the Manager of Gulmarg Gondola Project wherein he stated that today; a ticket checker caught 11 tourists with a fake gondola ticket. On enquiry, the tourists stated that some tourist guide has sold them these tickets, Baramulla police said.
To this effect case, FIR was registered under relevant sections of law in Police Station Gulmarg and an investigation was set in motion.
During the course of the investigation, the statement of the tourist was recorded and after strenuous efforts, a tourist guide namely Mohamad Akhter Katari S/O Gh Nabi Katari R/O Bandi Bala Chandoosa was taken into custody and an investigation was set into motion. During the investigation, it was revealed by the fraudsters that their modus operandi is to pre-book gondola tickets and then sell them to gullible tourists at exorbitant rates, police said. Tourists are requested to be aware of such fraudsters.