28 Crore fraud charge-sheet produced by Crime Branch Jammu

Jammu, September 15, 2020: Crime Branch Jammu produced supplementary charge-sheet against accused- S. Gurdeep Singh S/O Harnam Singh R/O H.No 83/1 ChanniHimmat, Jammu, prime accused in case FIR No.302/2012 U/S 406, 409, 420, 468, 471, 120-B/RPC P/S Gandhi Nagar(Now Crime Branch Jammu) in the Hon’ble Court of Second Additional Sessions JudgeJammu on 14-09-2020 for his involvement in duping the general public of their hared earned money by way of misappropriation worth Crores through a finance company viz “Dutta Financers” Nanak Nagar, Jammu in the month of April, 2011. The accused hatched a criminal conspiracy with his other associates and diverted funds of the company in the form of deposits to their own use to procure various assets.

A written complaint was lodged by one SardarJoginder Singh with Police Station Gandhi Nagar Jammu, alleging therein that around 100 depositors of Jammu, Kathua Samba, Poonch, Baramulla and Srinagar had deposited their hard earned money with a finance company which was opened under the name and style  “Dutta Financers” Nanak Nagar, Jammu. When some depositors approached the said finance company for the payment of their deposited money and interest thereupon, the directors and other officials of the company refused to pay them. On the receipt of the complaint, the instant case came to be registered in P/S Gandhi Nagar Jammu. However, being a case of significant Public importance and on the insistence of the large number of investors, the investigation of the case was transferred to Crime Branch Jammu in 2013 for in-depth probe.

The investigation of the case was taken up by Crime Branch Jammu and after allegations were proved against the co-accused in the case, a preliminary charge-sheet was filed before the court of law in 2013 by Crime Branch. However, the accused- Gurdeep Singh S/O Harnam Singh had gone underground and had been absconding for 8 years. He was declared an absconder U/S 512 Cr.PC by the then First Additional Sessions Court in 2012. After a series of raids he was arrested from Mohali Punjab in a successful raid conducted by Crime Branch on a tip off regarding his whereabouts. The accused is also involved high profile case of Police Station Channi in case FIR No.164/2010 U/S 307, 34/RPC 3/25 Arms Act in which a conspiracy was hatched by the accused to assassinate a prominent citizen of Jammu. The accused is also involved in a murder case in Batote in case FIR No.72/1985 U/S 302, 134/RPC.

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