Jammu and Kashmir police on Monday have arrested a person for cheating and extracting money from people illegally in Bijbehara area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Monday.
A police spokesman in a statement said, taking cognizance of social media reports and on the basis of complaint received that an individual named Saqib Bashir Ganai resident of Rakh Moman Bijbehara, District Anantnag has been cheating and intimidating people in order to illegally extort money from them, legal action has been initiated against the said person.
He said, a case under FIR No. 294/2023 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Bijbehera. The person has been identified and arrested in the said case.
Citizens are requested to exercise appropriate caution while using internet and social media apps and in case of any grievance to approach police directly for appropriate legal action rather than taking recourse to social media, the spokesman added.