SRINAGAR: Police on Monday arrested an insurance agent from north Kashmir’s Kupwara district for presenting himself as a police officer in his WhatsApp Display Picture (DP).
Showkat Ahmed Peer, a resident of Dragmulla had uploaded his photograph donning police uniform on WhatsApp, news agency KNT quoted a police official as saying. The accused, he said was using this photograph as DP to ‘befool’ and ‘threat’ others and thus was maligning the image of police.
Peer, he said was working as an insurance agent in a private company.
He said that the accused has been arrested and a case has been registered against him under relevant sections of the law.
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