Man held for posing as govt employee and cheating people

A man was arrested from Laxmi Nagar for allegedly posing as a government employee and cheating people.

The accused Satnam Singh, 45, used to pretend to be an employee at the SDM office in Laxmi Nagar and cheated people on the context of selling the old vehicles lying in the SDM office, police said.

Police made the arrest acting on a complaint filed by one Jaspal Singh, who claimed that the accused Satnam Singh had cheated him of Rs. 1.60 lakhs on the pretext of selling old vehicles lying in the sub-divisional magistrate office of Laxmi Nagar.

While investigating the matter, a police team under the leadership of SHO Laxmi Nagar and overall supervision of ACP Preet Vihar examined CCTV footage and established the identity of the accused Satnam Singh.

On receiving the specific information Satnam was apprehended today, police said adding further investigation is being carried out.

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