Alleged fraudster booked for grabbing plaza
rawalpindi – Police registered another case against an alleged fraudster languishing in Adiala Jail for illegally grabbing a plaza in Raja Bazaar and selling the shops to people with fake documents, said sources on Saturday.
The City Police Station registered the case against the accused, Muhammad Arif, on complaint of a trader, Hakeem Khan, they said.
Hakeem Khan told the police that he had been doing business in Raja Bazaar for the last ten years and he had lent Rs1 million to Muhammad Arif, who presented himself as owner of Bajaur Plaza.
He added that Arif had handed him over bank cheque worth Rs1 million when he demanded back his money. He said that the bank disowned the cheque because of insufficient balance in the account. He requested the police to register case against the accused and recover his amount. The police lodged case against Arif and began investigation. The police have already registered a numbers of cases against Arif ranging from fraud, illegal occupation of property to preparing bogus documents. Arif was arrested by the police and a court of law has sent him to Adiala Jail.
Meanwhile, unknown robbers smashed locks of a medical store in Mumtaz Market and plundered an LCD, cash, mobile phones and medicines. Shamroz Khan, the medical store owner, lodged a complaint with PS Saddar Bairooni, stating that unknown robbers had broken locks of his store and had took away an LCD, three mobile phone sets, cash and medicines. The police started investigation into the robbery after the complaint.