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J&K man stages accident to evade debt, found with family in Haryana



Bhadarwah/Jammu: A couple and their six-year-old daughter from Doda were found alive in Haryana, 20 days after they were presumed dead after their car was found plunged into river Chenab in the hilly district last month.
In a statement issued by Doda Police, it was told that it has unearthed a mystery of fake road accident and brought back the couple alongwith daughter from Paunchkola Haryana who were said to have been drowned in River Chenab after their Car was plunged into River Chenab near Gadsoo Doda on NHW-244.
While giving details Police said that December 20, 2022, one ALTO Car bearing Regd No JK 06A- 6311 was plugged into Chenab River near Gadsoo Doda on NHW-244. On the receipt of this information, Case FIR No 182/2022, U/S 279, 304-A IPC was registered in Police Station Bhaderwah.
Immediately after the receipt of information of accident, SSP Doda, DC Doda, ASP Bhaderwah and other senior officers and rescue teams were made to rush to the site of accident and pressed men and machinery to launch rescue operation. During the inspection of the spot police team found, one broken number plate of accidental vehicle two ID cards, D/L and eShraman card of namely Manjeet Singh son of Pritam Singh resident of village Sengoi, Bhalara Bhaderwah and one purse from the spot where the accidental vehicle was rolled down to River Chenab.
With the use of recovery vehicle (CRANE) the accidental vehicle was retrieved from Chenab River after hectic efforts of rescue teams during operation in which boats of SDRF was also utilized but no dead body /luggage was found inside the said accidental vehicle.
Alongside the investigation, the search was continued in Chenab River with boats of SDRF. As per evidences it was presumed that on 20-12-2022, Manjeet Singh son of Pritam Singh, Age 31 years, his Wife namely Sonia Devi and daughter Age 6 years were travelling in the said car from Bhaderwah to Jammu. However, none of them was traced out dead or alive.
Parallelly other aspects of the missing Manjeet Singh and his family, were also enquired like financial condition etc. and during the investigation it was transpired that the said Manjeet had taken large amount of loan (approx. 30 Lacs) to establish his business from different banks and Private lenders Moreover, the financial condition of Manjeet Singh was also not good and thus with the usage of CCTV footages, technical team of cyber cell Doda was also put to the task and after getting technical lead, SSP Doda constituted of team led by IC PP Bhalla PSI Ankush Kumar Sharma under the supervision of SHO Bhaderwah Inspector Jatinder Singh to search the missing person in Punjab/Haryana and after hectic efforts with the help of Haryana Police trio were located and found alive in village Abhaypura, Phase-1, Panchukala, Haryana and have been brought back within 24 hours. Further investigation into the matter is going on. Proceedings under relevant sections shall be followed.