Jammu, February 11, 2021: Crime Branch Jammu registers a criminal case against accused -Ranbir Sharma S/O Dheru Mal Sharma R/O 34, PartapGarh, Jammu for cheating and criminal breach of trust under relevant sections of law for his involvement in duping his partnerby diverting the payments obtained from the Airtel Company to his personal account dishonestly and intentionally in place of joint account.
A written complaint was received in Crime Branch, Jammu wherein complainant namely Chaman Lal Kangotra S/O Late Sh. Dian NathKangotra R/O JDA Plot No. 15, New Rehari, Jammu alleged that he along with the accused had agreed to start business for which the suspect was already registered with concerned agencies. The suspect was also registered with Bharti Airtel Ltd. as Airtel vendor for OFC works and the complainant agreed to be allowed by the suspect to become a partner of the M/s Ranbir Sharma and Co. In this way the complainant started investing huge amounts of money as per the partnership deed. During the course of business the suspect on one pretext or the other declared that the whole of income, after the loan deductions, was being regularly invested in the capital of the firm and sharing of the profits would be done later. The complainant came to know that the suspect unilaterally opened another account in Canara Bank Gandhi Nagar Jammu without the consent and knowledge of the complainant and continued the transactions of the partnership business illegally and unlawfully through that account for his personal wrongful gains and misappropriated the funds of the firm. After partial settlement of accounts an amount of Rs 81, 56,978 was found due to the complainant from the side of the suspect as his share which the suspect had promised to pay and subsequently issued one cheque of Rs 32 lakhs which was dishonoured by the bank citing reason of having insufficient funds.
On receipt of this complaint, a preliminary verification was initiated and during the course of enquiry oral and documentary evidence was gathered and the allegations were substantiated against the accused. The omissions and commissions, on the part of accused- Ranbir Sharma prima facie constitute offences punishable U/S 406 RPC. Accordingly, a formal criminal case is registered in P/S Crime Branch, Jammu against the above mentioned accused person for in-depth investigation.