Police nabs fake labour officer from Sonamarg

Police nabs fake labour officer from Sonamarg
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‘He was involved in black marketing helicopter tickets, Registration Cards for Amarnath Yatra’

GANDERBAL: Authorities have nabbed a person impersonating as Labour Officer and providing fake service provider certificates related to Amarth yatra from Sonamarg.
An official statement issued here said that on a compliant received in the office of Deputy Commissioner, Ganderbal and Labour Commissioner, J&K that some persons were issuing fake service provider registration cards to the service providers of Amarnath Yatra by charging a hefty amount, the Deputy Commissioner, Ganderbal Dr. Piyush Singla and Labour Commissioner, J&K Dr. Abdul Rashid directed the Assistant Labour Commissioner, Ganderbal Shri Murtaza Ahmad Sheikh to proceed to Sonamarg to investigate the specific complaint.
The Assistant Labour Commissioner, Ganderbal along with the J&K police raided a hotel and caught hold of people impersonating as Labour Officer of Labour Department, J&K and issuing Service Provider Registration Cards against a hefty sum of Rs. 600/- to Rs. 1000/- whereas normal fee for Service Provider Registration cards is Rs. 50/- only. The other person was found in possession of incriminating documents and was arrested by the police on the spot. An FIR has been registered against him in the Police, Station Sonamarg.
In similar complaint, police have also nabbed few persons involved in black marketing of helicopter tickets on Neelgrath Panjtarni route.


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