SIA chargesheets SIM card sellers accused of using forged documents
Post by on Friday, August 5, 2022
Srinagar, August 04: State Investigation Agency (SIA) on Thursday filed a charge sheet against two persons allegedly involved in selling Sim cards using forged documents.
As per an SIA spokesman, the charge sheet was filed before the Court in Kupwara in case FIR No. 08/2022 u/s 420, 468, 471, 120-B, 201 IPC of P/S CIK/SIA against two accused persons, namely Idrees Ahmad Baba alias Idrees Pir S/o Abdul Ahad R/o Wuder Payeen Handwara and Asif Ahmad Dar S/O Mohd Jamal Dar R/o Khaipora Rajwara Handwara, who are in judicial custody.
The spokesman said that the duo was working as agents of franchisee namely Bin-amin communication Zachaldara Handwara.
“The case was registered in Police Station CIK/SIA Srinagar. The franchisee/POS was found issuing SIM cards through uploading fake documents and using fraudulent means for carrying out illegal activities.”
The spokesman said that based on evidence collected, allegations were proved against the above mentioned accused persons “who had issued SIMs by forging the election cards of different persons without their knowledge.”