Samba Police arrested a tantrik on the charges of befooling and cheating people and gold ornaments worth lacs. recovered from his possession.
According to report, a written complaint was received at PS Vijaypur by two ladies both residents of Thalori Brahmana, Vijaypur regarding the looting of their Golden ornaments alongwith cash by person namely Chander Kumar @ Ranvir Takyal S/o Bishamber Dass R/O Bari Brahmana who calimed to be a trantik and pretend to cure illness. The said tantric took golden ornaments and cash from them in the name of offerings to kuldevta (God) in the puja and absconded /went underground thereafter.
Acting over the complaint, a case FIR No. 184/2020 U/S 420 IPC was registered at PS Vijaypur and investigation started. At this, a Police Party of PS Vijaypur immediately swung into the action and conducted multiple raids at suspected locations and succeeded in apprehending the accused person (tantrik) from Main Bazar Bari Brahmana.
Upon the disclosure of said accused person, looted-booty/ ornaments were recovered from the house of accused person at Bari Brahmana which includes (1) Golden Chain Gents 07.5 gm (2) Golden Finger Ring 03.1 gm (3) Golden Necklace 15.1 gm (4) Gents Ring 2.95 gm (5) Gents Ring 2.83 gm (6) Lady Ring 3.09 gm (7) Mangal Sutra 6.770 gm (8) Tops (Jhumke) 6.170 gm.
Later on , during further interrogation accused person again disclosed about some more Golden ornaments which were looted from differents persons by cheating them and were deposited in Manapuram Finance Ltd. Trikuta Nagar, Jammu in the name of Sunny Kumar S/o Roop Lal R/O Nai Basti, Jammu for getting Loan, which were also recovered and seized i.e. 03 Nos. of Golden Rings weighing 7.800 gm, 01 Golden Ring 2.800 gm, 02 Nos. of Golden Ear Rings 4.00 gm.
All the recovered ornaments were seized under Law for further action and investigation is under progress.
Golden ornaments recovered and seized so far:
1) One Golden Necklace = 15.1 gms
2) 08 Nos. of Golden Rings = 22.57 gms
3) One Golden Chain Gents = 7.5 gms
4) One Mangal Sutra = 6.770 gms
5) One Pair of Jhumke = 6.170 gms
6) 02 Nos. of Golden Ear Rings = 4.000 gms
Net total weight of Golden ornaments recovered/ seized so far is 62.11 Grams.
Investigation of the case is going on and more recoveries are expected..