Woman, Son Booked For Impersonating SKIMS Doctor On Facebook


SRINAGAR — A man and his mother have been booked for impersonating a leading doctor of SK Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) Soura here on social media to seek donations in a fictitious patient’s name, officials said Tuesday.

“Crime Branch Kashmir registered a case punishable U/s 420 RPC, 66-(D) I.T Act for preparing a fake  Facebook account in  the name of Dr. Gull Javid of SKIMS Soura and having  up-loaded  fake post regarding kidney failure of a patient and  receiving  donations/charity from general public,” according to a statement.

 Crime Branch had received a complaint that the Facebook page was seeking donations for a kidney failure patient  ‘Asif Rasool resident of Batmaloo.’

During investigation it came to fore that there was no such  patient  and that Dr. Gull Javid  was not running  any such page on  Facebook .

Bank account nos  1112040100003665 and 111204010003649 mentioned in the fraud Facebook page were being operated in the name of  Asif Nabi Dar and Ameena Bano, both residents of Samboora Pulwama, at J&K Bank’s Polo-View branch in Srinagar. 

Both the accounts  were  being constantly credited since long  with donations  ranging from Rs. 20 to 10,000 by unsuspecting people .

A  huge amount had been credited in these accounts, which was being withdrawn on regular basis to  ensure zero balance.

The  accused Asif  Nabi in league with his mother  Ameena Bano  “fraudulently and deceitfully received lacs of rupees,” the statement said.

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