Special crime wing crime Branch Jammu presents charge-sheet in a fraud and Cheating case
JAMMU, FEBRUARY 10: Special Crime Wing – Crime Branch Jammu has presented 604 pages charge-sheet in the the Court, Munsif R.S. Pura against three persons accused in a fraud and cheating case.
The charge-sheet has been filed against accused persons – (1) Sonu Gupta S/o Niranjan Dass Gupta R/o Chak Aslam Tehsil R.S Pura District Jammu, (2) Gourav Gupta S/o Late Puran Chand R/o Ward No. 10, Tehsil RS Pura and District Jammu and (3) Shashi Gupta S/o Niranjan Dass Gupta R/o Chak Aslam Tehsil R.S Pura District Jammu in case FIR No.233/2019 U/S 420, 120-B IPC P/S RS Pura being investigated by inspector Rajesh Kumar Verma I/O of Special Crime Wing, Crime Branch Jammu under overall supervision of Sandeep Kumar Mehta SSP, Spl Crime Wing Crime Branch Jammu for their involvement in cheating and duping the innocent farmers.
As per Crime branch Jammu, a written complaint was lodged by the complainant namely Tirath singh S/o Sh. Sant Singh R/O Karan Bagh Tehsil Gadi Garh District Jammu against the 3 accused persons for cheating and duping the innocent farmers of their harvest and hard earned money. The accused persons collected bulk of paddy and wheat from local farmers promising them of handsome profit but did not even pay the actual cost of the same, thereby swindling the money worth crores of rupees.
Upon this complaint, a case FIR No. 233/2019 U/S 420 IPC was registered in Police Station R.S Pura Jammu. Later on the investigation of the case was transferred to Crime Branch Jammu by PHQ J&K Jammu.
During the course of investigation, it was found that the accused persons were running three firms jointly namely (1) M/s Ashoka Traders at Chack Asram R.S Pura Jammu in the name of accused person Sonu Gupta S/o Niranjan Dass Gupta R/o Chak Asram Tehsir RS Pura District Jammu.(2) M/s Rakesh Rice Mill, R/o Pindi Sarocha, R.S Pura, Jammu, in the name of proprietor Sonu Gupta S/o Niranjan Dass Gupta and one Puran Chand who is the father of accused Gourav Gupta. (3) M/s international cattle Feed @Sona Feed at Village Jindalehar, R.S Pura, Jammu, registered in the name of sonu Gupta s/o Niranjan Dass Gupta and Puran Chand who is the father of accused Gourav Gupta. Puran Chand s/o Late Niranjan Dass was not actively involved in the business due to health reasons and due to prolonged illness, he died in 2018. The third accused namely Shashi Gupta was an employee of J&K bank, thus no firm was registered in his name, but he was actively involved in the said business as evident from statements of witnesses and FSL report also confirms his handwritings on receipts issued to farmers/victims in lieu of food grains received from farmers. Gourav Gupta s/o Late Puran Chand was also found actively involved in the business on behalf of his father as evident from statements of witnesses and FSL report confirming his handwritings on receipts issued to farmers/victims in lieu of food grains received from farmers.
They also accepted cash deposits with the promise of high interest to be paid per month and finally cheated them, thereby misappropriating their hard-earned money. Therefore, the offence u/s 420, 120-8 lPC are fully established proved against the 03 accused persons and charge-sheet has been filed before the Hon’ble Court of Law for Judicial determination.