Police busts marriage scam in Baramulla, fraudster arrested

Police busts marriage scam in Baramulla, fraudster arrested

Baramulla January 01: Police have busted a marriage scam by arresting a fraudster in Baramulla.

Police Post Delina received a written complaint from a resident of Hudpora Khaitangan stating therein that his brother’s marriage ceremony was scheduled to be held on 31st of December, 2023 and they were supposed to get the bride from Thana Mandi Rajouri. However, the families don’t know each other and are in touch through the middle man namely Sharif Ahmad Gaasi son of Ali Mohd Gaasi resident of Kakapora Pulwama who is not responding to their phone calls.

Accordingly, a case under relevant sections of law was registered in Police Station Baramulla and investigation was initiated.

Acting promptly, a Police party of Police Post Delina after hectic efforts and with the technical help, the said person was traced out from Srinagar. During preliminary investigation, it came to fore that the said person has fraudulently cheated the said family on the pretext of marriage and has illegally grabbed an amount of Rs 1.18 lacs.

He has been arrested and was shifted to Police Station Baramulla where he remains in custody.

Further investigation of the case is going on.

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