December 2, 2022

A case has been registered beneath related sections of the IPC, police stated (Representational)

New Delhi:

A 40-year-old man was arrested for allegedly impersonating an IAS officer right here in South Extension II, knowledgeable Delhi police on Monday.

The accused has been recognized as Abhay Bahl, a resident of Noida Sector 15A.

According to the police, info was obtained {that a} man impersonating an IAS officer at a Samsung showroom was attempting to purchase a cell phone of Rs 1.4 lakh with a faux cheque.

Acting on the data, on June 19, police deployed a staff close to Ring Road Samsung showroom South Ex-2 and arrested the accused.

On search, a faux/solid clean cheque and the cell phone from which he referred to as have been recovered.

“During the inquiry, it revealed that the alleged person made a phone call to an employee of Samsung Showroom and represented himself as senior officer of Samsung Company and said that one of his friend, who was an IAS officer would come in the evening and would pay via cheque and they should deliver to him a new mobile worth Rs 1.4 lakh,” the police stated.

It additional stated that when staff confirmed from the seniors, the caller was discovered to be faux. After that within the night, the accused got here to the showroom and launched himself as an IAS officer, and produced a cheque that was not even in his title.

On additional verification, it was additionally revealed that he was arrested for impersonating a senior officer in Noida earlier as effectively.

A case has been registered beneath part 419/420 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) in Hauz Khas police station.

Further investigation is in progress.

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