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Crime Branch books fraudster

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[ June 24, 2017 ] Jammu: Crime Branch Jammu register a case against Rakesh Chopra S/o Sh. K.C. Chopra Prop. J&K Marketing and Advertising, 111/C Near Guru Har Krishan Public School, Nanak Nagar, Jammu R/o 17 A/C Gandhi Nagar/402/4 Channi Himmat, Jammu and Rajesh Chopra, Prop. R.C. Constructions BE-200 Gali No. 06 IInd Floor, Hari Nagar, New Delhi-110064, prima facie, constitute offences punishable u/s 420,465,467,468,471,120-B RPC.According to the FIR a written complaint lodged by Sh. Anirudh Gupta S/o Late Sudershan Gupta R/o 18-C, 2nd Ext. Gandhi Nagar, Jammu, Director Futurz Study Centre Pvt. Ltd. Regd. Office 454-Rajinder Bazar, Jammu, was received in the Crime Branch wherein the complainant has alleged that one Rakesh Chopra S/o Sh. K.C. Chopra Prop. J&K Marketing and Advertising, 111/C Near Guru Har Krishan Public School, Nanak Nagar, Jammu R/o 17 A/C Gandhi Nagar and 402/4 Channi Himmat, Jammu, was providing him services for advertising in electronic media etc. and was being paid regularly in cash, through cheques as well as through deposition in bank account against proper receipts issued by their agent Ms. Sapna Puri. It has been further alleged that somewhere in June, 2016 the said Rakesh Chopra expressed his inability to provide the services on the pretext that he has winded up his operations in Jammu and accordingly the accounts were settled and towards the payment of balance amount some post dated signed cheques bearing No. 285113 dated 30.07.2015, 285114 dated 30.08.2015, 285115 dated 30.09.2015, 285116 dated 30.10.2015, 285117 dated 30.11.2015, 285118 dated 30.12.2015, 285173 dated 30.01.2016, 285175 dated 30.02.2016, 285174 dated 30.03.2016, 285176 dated 30.04.2016, 285177 dated 30.05.2016 and 285178 dated 30.06.2016, as security, amounting to Rs. 50.00 thousand, each, were provided to Rakesh Chopra with certain columns filled in by the complainant as well as the other Director of the Company Sh. Kunal Mahajan. That, out of these cheques, cheque No. 285116, 285117 and 285118 were dishonoured because of insufficiency of funds and the complainant also received a notice of demand but the matter was settled amicably between the parties and the amount involved was paid but the accused Rakesh Chopra, after some time started blackmailing the complainant to pay him the amount which was never due to him and furtherance of the criminal intentions he forged the cheque bearing No. 285178 dated 30.06.2016 by inserting number 7 prefixing the amount of Rs. 50.00 thousands thereby making a total amount of Rs. 7.50 lacs, filled in the name of his concern and presented the same before the bank, though after the expiry of the validity of the cheque, on which the same was dishonoured and regarding which the complainant also received a message upon which the complainant contacted the bank and appraised that the said cheque with the huge value has not been issued by him. Thereafter, the accused, in league with his real brother namely Rajesh Chopra, Prop. R.C. Constructions BE-200 Gali No. 06 IInd Floor, Hari Nagar, New Delhi-110064 again forged the cheque No. 285176 dated 30.04.2016 by forging No. 4 in the month column and making it number 9 and also prefixing 7 in the amount column making a total figure of Rs. 7.50 lacs and after writing the name of their concern M/s R.C. Constructions, presented the same to the bank somewhere in New Delhi, but as there were no sufficient funds kept by the complainant in his account, the said cheque bounced, regarding which the accused lodged a complaint u/s 138 Negotiable Instrument, Act at some court in New Delhi in which the complainant was put to notice and the complainant is contesting the same. However, the complainant had no contract or business with R.C Constructions nor had he issue any such cheque of such a valuation to any person, as such the accused persons have, in furtherance of a criminal conspiracy, forged the cheque and used the same in order to cheat the complainant and cause wrongful loss to him etc.From the above it transpires that the accused in league with each other had forged the signed cheques provide by the complainant, which were already in their possession and had used the same in the bank, intentionally and deliberately in order to cheat the complainant and cause wrongful gains to themselves and wrongful loss to the complainant by resorting to fraudulent means.