Chandigarh, June 29
Fraudsters impersonating officers posted on the Prime Minister’s Workplace (PMO) have been making an attempt to dupe authorities officers by asking for favours.
Manoj Kumar Meena, a 2012-batch IPS officer, posted as SP in Chandigarh lately obtained one such name from an imposter, who sought switch of a police constable. The Particular Crime Department of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Delhi yesterday registered a case on this regard and initiated an investigation.
Meena is at present posted as SP (Crime, Intelligence and Headquarters), and holds the extra cost of SP (Vigilance). He obtained a name from a person, claiming to be Rohit Yadav, Joint Secretary, PMO, asking for a cop’s switch.
Sources stated the officer acquired suspicious and didn’t react to the decision. After verifying the data, the matter was reported to the PMO, following which Anil Kumar Sharma, Assistant Director, PMO, New Delhi, gave a grievance to the CBI.
In his grievance, Sharma said: “It has come to the discover of this workplace that Manoj Kumar Meena, posted in Chandigarh, has been approached by Rohit Yadav, Joint Secretary, PMO, soliciting switch of a police constable. Prima facie it seems to be a case of impersonation of PMO official since no such name has been made by such official and the quantity can be not of the officer. Accordingly, the CBI is requested to lodge a grievance for initiating investigation within the matter, as per regulation.”
The CBI registered a case underneath Sections 170 (personating a public servant), 419 (punishment for dishonest by personation) and 511 (punishment for offences punishable with imprisonment for all times or different imprisonment) of the Indian Penal Code at Delhi.
Posed as Joint Secretary in PMO
- 2012-batch IPS officer Manoj Kumar Meena, posted as SP in Chandigarh, will get name from a person impersonating Rohit Yadav, Joint Secretary, PMO, asking for a cop’s switch
- Matter was reported to the PMO, following which Anil Kumar Sharma, Assistant Director, PMO, New Delhi, recordsdata a grievance with the CBI, which registers an FIR