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J&K Police Arrest Woman for Cheating ATM Users, 30 ATM Cards,39130 Rs, Gold Items Recovered

In a recent development, the Jammu and Kashmir Police have made an arrest in Srinagar, alleging a woman of engaging in fraudulent activities targeting unsuspecting citizens. Identified as Zeenat, daughter of Ghulam Ah Pampori and resident of Saraibala, the accused is accused of deceiving individuals through various methods.

According to reports, Zeenat stands accused of swapping ATM cards while posing as a helpful presence outside ATMs, exploiting the trust of innocent bystanders. The police have registered a case against her under sections 379 and 420 of the Indian Penal Code, with FIR number 17/2024 filed at PS Khanyar.

During the arrest, law enforcement officials seized a substantial amount of evidence from Zeenat’s possession. This includes 30 ATM cards, cash amounting to Rs 39,130, and several gold items, suggesting a wide-ranging operation. The police have not disclosed the exact nature of the alleged fraud or how many victims may have been affected.

The incident underscores the importance of vigilance while conducting financial transactions, particularly in public spaces such as ATMs. It serves as a reminder for citizens to exercise caution and remain wary of potential scams or fraudulent activities.

Law enforcement agencies have urged the public to report any suspicious behavior or incidents promptly, helping to prevent similar occurrences and ensure the safety and security of the community. The arrest of Zeenat marks a significant step in the efforts to combat fraud and uphold the rule of law in the region.

Authorities have assured that they will thoroughly investigate the matter to determine the extent of Zeenat’s alleged involvement and whether there are any accomplices. They have also emphasized the need for continued cooperation from the public in combating such crimes effectively.

As the legal proceedings unfold, the case against Zeenat will likely shed more light on the methods and motivations behind the alleged fraudulent activities. In the meantime, the incident serves as a cautionary tale, highlighting the importance of awareness and diligence in safeguarding against financial scams and exploitation.(WD)

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