Police Books ‘Notorious Fraudster’ Under PSA In Budgam

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Srinagar- Police on Saturday said that it has booked a notorious fraudster under Public Safety Act (PSA) for his unrelenting involvement in manifold criminal/anti-social activities and deceiving/looting the gullible people on the pretext of providing them government jobs, contracts from government departments, against hefty amount and duping people in fake land deals.

Mohammad Shafi Bhat of Nadirgund, Peerbagh, as per a police spokesperson is a chronic habitual cheater. He said that the accused was detained under PSA after obtaining sanctions from the concerned authorities for his involvement in 6 cases of cheating already registered against him across district Budgam.

He said that Bhat’s repeated offences and activities had created resentment among the public and turned into law & order situation, for which he had been booked and lodged in Kot Balwal Jail Jammu.

The spokesperson urged the community members to be aware and not to fell prey to such fraudsters and report any such suspicious or fraudulent activity as early as possible.

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