JK News Today
Srinagar, March 02:
The crime branch of Kashmir has arrested three persons from Delhi in a lottery scam.
The arrests were made in connection with a case FIR No.37/2019 U/S 420 RPC and 66-D IT Act. The Court of Chief Metropolitan Magistrate, Patiala House New Delhi granted transit remand for shifting of the arrested people.
Santosh Kumar Bhagat S/O Sukhdev Bhagat R/O House No. 49 A/9 Gaushala Kishangarh Vasant Kunj Delhi.
Lakhan Lal Ahirvar S/O Ram Swaroop R/O House No. 80/9 Kishangarh Vasant Kunj , Delhi
Benadict Silvester @ Manav Tyagi S/O Lawarance Desousa R/O Flat No. D-2 , B-48 Chatterpur Extension New Delhi.
The three persons were arrested after strenuous efforts by the Investigation Team in Lottery Scam Case FIR No. 37/2019.
Pertinently, consequent upon the reception of a written complaint received by Crime Branch Kashmir , which inter alia revealed that the complainant received a phone call from an unknown number , informing him about a prize of seven Lakh rupees that he had won in a contest; in order to claim the prize money he was asked to deposit some money. The complainant deposited an amount of 138,000/= in the Bank account maintained in the name of Non Stop Deal, operated by one Santosh Kumar Bhagat.Further investigation going on.