Crime Branch Kashmir Registers Case Against Accused Cheating Customers

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Srinagar: Crime Branch Kashmir received a communication from Aadrash Credit Co-operative Society Ltd. through Bhanu Sharma Regional Officer I-Charge, regional Office Jammu and Kashmir. The   communication inter-alia revealed   that Aadrash Credit Co-operative Society Ltd” is a Multi state Credit Co-operative Society registered under “the Multi State Co-operative Societies Act-2002”,with its branches all over the state.

The communication further reveals that the society is engaged in the business of providing financial services of thrift and credit to  the members of the society, repayable on demand or otherwise, for the purpose of lending or investment.

A deposit is accepted by the society against fixed Deposit receipt (FDR) to be issued to the member depositor.

It is alleged that Malik Muzaffar of Dooru, Anantnag, was  working as a staffer  in the Anantnag Branch of the Society. On 14th Feb.2018 the Assistant Regional Manager of the society received a telephonic complaint from one  Nazir Ahmad Kumar to the effect that he had given his Deposit Certificate (FDR) of Rs.2,27,550/- to the accused on 15thJan.2018 for encashment and payment of the maturity amount, but the amount was not paid to him till date as the said amount was grabbed by the said suspect and had issued fake and forged FDRs. Subsequently, a preliminary enquiry was initiated  at Crime Branch Kashmir, Srinagar.

During the course of enquiry it has surfaced that the suspect Muzaffar Malik has collected approximately an amount of (One Crore Twenty Lack Rupees) from the customers/depositors by issuing fake and forged FDRs.

It also   came to fore that during his posting  at  Anantnag Branch  and other two Branches of the society he has stolen some blank FDRs and other documents,  thereby collected huge amounts from the gullible customers  through  Ghulam Rasool Ganie  and issued  fake  FDRs  to them, with the  assurance  that the amount so  deposited will be doubled   within  four year. But at the time of maturity  no such amount was paid to customers as the  FDRs  were fake and forged. Thereby suspect cheated the customers and their hard earned money grabbed.

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