Srinagar: A trial court in Srinagar on Friday directed Station House Officer Cyber Crime to take necessary action warranted under law in a case where it is alleged by a Kashmiri resident that he was cheated by a company promising good benefits after investing money.
The complainant Feroz Ahmad Parray through advocate Shahzaad Saleem told the court that the complainant is a victim of cyber fraud.
Counsel Saleem told the court that his client is a victim of a mobile application-Shoppers App-wherein he was promised 3 percent commission by submitting the principal amount.
“The victim from 28 January to 3 February submitted an amount of Rs 41,517 but was not returned with any commission nor the main amount,” the counsel stated.
He informed the court that his client before invoking jurisdiction of this court tried to contact the company through customer care but was not given any response.
The counsel said it is the modus operandi of the accused companies to deceive the innocent people and loot their hard earned money.
In the premises, he pleaded before the Chief Judicial Magistrate, Srinagar to pass an appropriate direction to the concerned authority so that the accused of such realm can be brought to justice.
The court after hearing the counsel observed the gravity of the matter and forwarded the copy of the case to SHO, Cyber Crime police station for necessary action warranted under law.