April 14, 2019 11:39 PM

News Delhi (Face2News)

The staff of PS Rajouri Garden, West District has arrested two notorious cheats whodupes public by posing as Income Tax officers. Rs. 22.45 Lakhs/- cash duped from complainant has been recovered. The accused have been identified as Nitin Sood @ NitinPrakash R/o Valimiki Mohalla Bali, village, Delhi. Age-32 yrs. and Praveen Kumar R/o DTCColony Shadipur Delhi. Age 30 Yrs. 

Ms.Monika Bhardawaj, IPS, DCP, said,  on 11.04.2019, ShInderveer Singh reported that at about 9 AM four persons including a lady cameto his house and claimed themselves as Income Tax officers. They showed theiridentity cards and informed him that they have information about unaccountablehuge cash in his house. They conducted the search of his house and seized Rs.48 lakhs cash.

They prepared seizure memo and took his signature and asked him to report to Income tax office after two days, along with the proof of money.While leaving the house they also took away DVR of CCTV from his house on the pretext to ascertain persons visiting his house. On his statement a case videFIR No. 147/19, U/S 419/420/170/120-B IPC was registered and investigation taken up. 

Keeping in view thegravity of the case a team comprising Insp Attar Singh, SI Ajay Kumar, SIVikram, HC Santosh, Ct Ram Kumar & Ct Samsher was constituted under thesupervision of Inspr. Sunil Kumar, SHO/RG & overall supervision of Sh. KSNSubudhi, ACP/RG to crack the case.

 Initially the teamfocused on the analysis of CCTV footages in the vicinity. All the cameras ofthe entry and exit routes of the spot were analysed. Secret informers deployedand technical surveillance was also mounted. The team worked relentlessly and scrutinizedthe dossiers of criminals with similar modus operandi. 

The efforts of the team bore fruits and one suspicious Santro Car was identifiedin the CCTV installed at MCD Dustbin. On the basis CCTV footage clue weredeveloped and team finally cracked the case within 24 hours of incident andarrested two accused persons and recovered 22.45 lakhs of cheatedmoney from their possession. 

Police said, accused Nitin Sooddid his graduation in zoology and started Ayurvedic medicine shop in Sector 5,Rohini. He is habitual drunkard. He was also arrested in a robbery case FIR No.487/15, U/S 392/34 IPC, PS Paschim Vihar in which he along with his accomplicesrobbed cash of Rs. 90 Lakhs from a Jeweller of Paschim Vihar. He was alsoarrested in a cheating case of PS Sahbad Dairy in 2015 when he sold a plot onforged papers. Accused Parveen did his schooling from Sarvodya Vidhalya, PatelNagar and presently working with Nitin Sood. 

On sustained interrogation accused Nitin Sooddisclosed that due to loss in the business, he got loans from several people onhigh interest. As such he was in need of money. One of his friend Neha @ Jyotiinformed him that there is huge unaccountable cash in the house of Sh.Inderveer Singh. On this he along with his accomplices Parveen, Deepak andSeema hatched a conspiracy and committed this incident. Efforts are afoot toarrest the remaining accused and to recover the remaining cheated money. Staffinvolved in good work is being rewarded suitably.  


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