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Fake IG in police net ,After Rs 1.5 lakh mobile purchase

Devinder Singh Kohli /Kaumimarg.com | April 05, 2017 08:11 PM
Fake IG in police net ,After Rs 1.5 lakh mobile purchase



Chandigarh, A person who claimed to be Inspector General (IG) of Police was arrested in Panchkula near here, police said on Wednesday.

Police also impounded his car bearing a Government of India sticker, IRS flag, and number plate with two stars.

"The accused, who is a resident of Sector 15, Panchkula, had purchased five mobile phones worth Rs 1.5 lakh from a mobile shop in Sector 11. He had been threatening the shopkeeper saying he was an IG of Police and refused to pay," said a police spokesman.

The shop owner filed a complaint in Sector 5 police station, and during the investigation, police came to know that the accused was an impersonator, the spokesman said.

 

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