Chandigarh: Man arrested for helping criminals secure bail with bogus bail bonds

Chandigarh Police Criminal Branch arrested a man who used to prepare fake documents and property papers to make false bails of defendants in different district courts in Punjab and Chandigarh to help them get a caution. According to police, Kuldeep Singh from Bukkan Patti village in Moga district, Punjab alleged that someone after impersonating him became the surety for accused Oscard Fredrique Mtiti, who was arrested in a Narcotics and Psychotropic Substances Act (NDPS) case at the Sector 17 Police Station in 2019. It was found that Singh had never appeared in court nor did his picture appear on sureties. A fake Aadhaar number had also been given to Singh which did not match his real Aadhar number. According to the police, one of the Harjit Singh gang members from Moga has been arrested. He was remanded for two days and helped police identify two other defendants from Moga.

UP man arrested in extortion case

One person was arrested by Panchkula police in an extortion case. The accused has been identified as Mohd Kaamil from Bijnore, Uttar Pradesh who currently lives in Dhanas, Chandigarh. Complainant Rachit Malhotra told police that he ran a salon in Panchkula. On August 30, a girl came for a job interview. However, she was not selected. She tried again on September 2, but she was not selected again. Following this, she started crying as soon as she arrived at the reception. She then lodged a complaint with the women’s unit. The next day, the accused called the owner of the salon to settle the matter. Kaamil would have sought 1.25 lakh for settling the case and threatening to register a fake complaint. The owner went to the police station, sector 5, as a result of which a case was registered.

Couple arrested with heroin in Zirakpur

: Zirakpur Police arrested a couple on Monday for heroin smuggling in Zirakpur and recovered 125 grams of heroin from their possession. The couple have been identified as Manas Nagpal, a resident of Abohar, and Seema Devi, a resident of Jammu currently residing on the VIP road in Zirakpur. According to the police, they got information that a person is involved in selling heroin in Zirakpur and today also he is coming to sell narcotics. The police set a trap and they saw a couple on a motorbike. The couple were arrested and after checking, the police recovered 125 grams of heroin from their possession. They were arrested under sections 21-29-61-85 of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act at Zirakpur Police Station. The couple will appear in court on Tuesday.

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