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Gang involved in ATM card swap scam busted in Samba, 6 held



Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Monday claimed to have busted a gang involved in ATM card swapping in Samba district with the arrest of six people, all residents of Punjab.
The action followed a complaint lodged at Vijaypur police station about incidents of swapping of cards at ATM kiosks and fraudulent withdrawal of money, a police spokesman said.
All the arrested gang members are from Phagwara, Kapurthala (Punjab) and they have been identified as, Rahul kumar, son of Jaganath Saini, Krishna Yadav, son of Jangi Yadav; Suresh Kumar, son of Sunil Saini; Sahib Saini, son of Bala Saini; Dharminder Saini, son of Vishwanath Saini and Khalil Mia, son of Hakim Mia.
The arrests were made after the arduous efforts of a police team headed by SHO PS Vijaypur Inspr. Rajeev Kuma.r under the supervision of SDPO Vijaypur Priyanka Kumari.
A total of 62 ATM cards of different banks, Rs 10,000, a sharp-edged weapon (Khukri) and a vehicle were seized from those arrested, the spokesman said, adding a case under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code and Arms Act was registered against the six and further investigation is on.
A case FIR No 66/2022 u/s 420, 120B IPC 4/25 Arms Act got registered in the instant case at Police Station Vijaypur and further investigation started.
The whole operation was carried out under the supervision of SSP Samba, Dr. Abhishek Mahajan.

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