Islamabad: Impostors held for hoodwinking Rs9mn
ISLAMABAD: Three impostors have been arrested after they hoodwinked a man in paying them Rs9 million for getting two posts of assistant superintendent of police (ASP).
Police have recovered forged letters with signatures and stamps of former IGP Punjab Tariq Saleem Dogar, Superintendent of Police Headquarters, Lahore, Maher Tanveer Iqbal, Chairman Punjab Public Service Commission (PPSC) Syed Sabahat Hussain, Secretary Establishment Mohammad Ismail Quershi and deputy manager recruitment Oil and Gas Development Company (OGDCL) from them.
Forged letters mention shortage of policemen in the Punjab police and need for hiring division clerks in OGDCL.
A case of impersonating public servants, cheating, dishonesty, and forgery along with other charges has been registered against the three impostors.
Police also recovered three mobiles, two laptops, stamps of government departments, a mobile jammer, and Rs1.57 million from them.
Najaf Ali Shah, the victim, told Aabpara Police that IA, who introduced himself as country head of Interpol and director of an intelligence agency, took Rs9 million for the two ASP posts.
Shah was given two appointment letters, which had signatures of chairman PPSC and secretary Establishment Division.
When the two went to join the police department, they were told that the appointment letters were forged.