Fake CBI strikes at Lahori Gate, six arrested

Fake CBI strikes at Lahori Gate, six arrested

 In less than a week after Akshay Kumar was first seen raiding rich men in his latest Bollywood blockbuster Special 26, a fake CBI gang barged into a shop at north Delhi’s Lahori Gate and demanded Rs 2 lakh.

The gang of six was arrested, police said on Wednesday.
Sudhansu Sukla, Sounda Rajan, Charan Singh, Deshraj Singh, Dharmender Singh and Dipesh Kumar Mishra were held with fake wireless sets, Central Bureal of Investigation identity cards, stamps and visiting cards.

“Sudhansu always wanted to join CBI. But after bearing losses in business, he planned to achieve his ambition through fraudulant means. He bought fake CBI ID cards for Rs 10,000 each, stamps for free, visiting cards for Rs 1,000 per pack, and false papers to put red beacon on his Ambassador car for Rs 1,000,” said Sindhu Pillai, deputy commissioner of police (north).

Action was initiated after Kalpesh Barot reported to police that four persons forcefully entered his shop at Dau Bazar cloth market in Fatehpuri on Tuesday. “One of them was posing as deputy superintendent of police of CBI and showed his identity card to the complainant,” Pillai added.

The gang said a raid was to be conducted at Kalpesh’s shop and he was forced to sit in a corner. They checked account books and registers, and then demanded Rs 2 lakh.
“The matter was finally settled for Rs 20,000. But the complainant got suspicious, as similar incident of cheating by fake CBI officers had taken place in Lahori Gate few days back,” Pillai said.

Kalpesh shouted for help, and hearing the commotion, locals overpowered Sudhansu, Sounda, Charan and Deshraj. They were handed over to police, and it led to arrest of two accomplices Dharmender and Dipesh.

During investigation, it was revealed that the accused had committed similar offence at Lahori Gate on February 1.

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