The Hush Post: A Ludhiana resident along with his son and another accomplice duped Hoshiarpur resident BCA student of Rs. 4.12 lakh on the pretext of securing his job in Punjab police. The accused allegedly claimed to be known to Director General of Police (DGP) Suresh Arora. The accused also took him to DGP office in Chandigarh to win his confidence.
When the victim came to know about the fraud, he demanded his money back. He alleged that when he went to the house of the accused, his wife misbehaved with them. Later she lodged an FIR against them at the police station Tibba for trespassing and assault.
Following the complaint of Rahul Sharma of Village Khepra of Hoshiarpur, the Tibba police have registered an FIR. The police have booked Baldev Singh Sandhu of Tibba road, his son Anmol Singh, wife Narinderpal Kaur. The police have also booked their accomplice Ranjot Singh.
In his complaint, Rahul Sharma said that he came in contact with Baldev Singh Sandu through his uncle Rajinder Prasad of Tajpur road of Ludhiana on July 13. The accused claimed that he has direct links with the DGP and he can secure a job for him in Punjab Police.
The accused took him to DGP office and made him sit at reception stating that he will be back after meeting the police chief on July 16. After coming back, the accused told him that he has been selected. On the same day he received the message on his mobile phone about the confirmation of his job.
“On July 25, the accused demanded Rs. 4.12 lakh in the name of the DGP and took me to his office again on July 26. On August 20, the accused told me that the DGO office has cancelled the appointment. After realizing the fraud, I demanded my money back and also requested Lok Insaaf Party (LIP) MLA Simrajit Singh Bains to intervene,” Rahul Sharma said.
“When I along with my uncle and father went to the house of the accused to get my money back, wife of the accused assaulted us and also abused. The accused lodged an FIR against us at police station Tibba. Meanwhile, we made a complaint against the accused to DGP and SSP Hoshiarpur also. After investigating the case the police registered the case against the accused,” he added.
ASI Didar Singh, who is investigating the case said that the police have booked the accused under sections 420, 120-B, 506 and 201 of IPC. The police launched a manhunt for the arrest of the accused.