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Man impersonating as terrorist with fake weapons arrested in Pulwama: Police

PULWAMA: Jammu and Kashmir police in Pulwama has busted an extortion racket and has arrested a robber impersonating as terrorist with fake weapons arrested.

In a statement to The Dispatch, Pulwama Police said, Police Station Rajpora received a written complaint from one (Name withheld for security reasons) wherein stated that at about 1930 Hrs while on way to home from his clinic, some unknown person intercepted him and threatened him with weapons and asked for money & other valuable items & fled away from the spot by taking his valet containing Rs 3300/- and mobile phone.

Upon this report, a Case FIR No 8/2023 under relevant sections of law stands registered in PS Rajpora and investigation set into motion, they said.

During the course of investigation, several persons were rounded up, one among them identified as Adil Ah Dar s/o M Yousuf Dar r/o Bellow was interrogated professionally, who revealed that he has committed the said crime using toy pistols, police said.

Upon his disclosure following articles were recovered: 1. Toy pistols= 2 nos, 2. valets = 3 nos, 3. Redmi Mobile phone 1, 4. Cash of Rs 3330, 5. JKBank ATM =1 no, 6. Adhar card, 7. SBI ATM Card, 8. Driving Liscence, 9. Pan Card , 10.Election Card , 11. Jio Sim card.belonging to complainant. 12. Voucher bearing no 678 of Altaf Electric works Shopain.

Further investigation into the matter is in progress. General public are requested not to fall in any such trap and to inform concerned Police Station about any such incident, police said.


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