Ganderbal: Police in Ganderbal on Saturday claimed to have solved an ATM Card Fraud case within hours and arrested the accused besides recovering illegally withdrawn cash.
In a statement issued, Police said it received a written complaint from a tourist Nasreen Ul Nissa wife of Khaleel Beigh from Banglore India alleging that she lost her ATM Card at an unknown place and as a result Rs 70,000 have been illegally withdrawn from her account. The accused fraudulently procured her ATM Card and withdrew cash using it illegally at some ATM outlets.
On the directions of SSP Ganderbal Nikhil Borkar-IPS, a special team was constituted under the supervision of DySP Headquarters Ganderbal Gh Hassan-JKPS led by SHO PS Ganderbal Insp Tariq Ahmad.
During the course of investigation, after hectic efforts and with the help of CCTV footage it came to the surface that the accused procured the ATM card at Petrol Pump Ganderbal and used it illegally to withdraw cash from various ATM units.
Pertinently, the accused has been arrested and disclosed his identity as Danish Rashid Bhat of Darhuma Tangmarg. The said accused confessed to have committed the crime and on his disclosure an amount of Rs/-70,000 (Seventy Thousand Rupees only) have been recovered from his possession.
In this regard, FIR No.318/2022 under relevant sections of law was registered in Police Station Ganderbal and further investigation has been taken up.