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Gurugram: Fake IPS officer a realtor and a history-sheeter

GURUGRAM: Sandeep Sharma (37), who used to be nabbed by means of law enforcement officials past due Thursday night time for posing as an IPS officer, is rising to be a significant conman. Police has confirmed two cases of fraud towards his name, but assets claimed there's extra to his story.

Not simplest had Sharma managed to get more than three non-public security officers (PSOs) each from Haryana and UP Police, but in line with a senior investigator, he has boasted of being a industry partner of former President Pranab Mukherjee’s son and a friend of the deceased Sunanda Pushkar. During his interrogation, he even claimed to had been wondered by means of Delhi Police after her dying in 2014. Police have taken him on three days remand, but are tight-lipped about his claims, saying the interrogation continues to be on.

According to an investigating officer, Sharma had allegedly duped many prior to now, posing as an IPS officer, and had even filed pretend cases towards his area helps. He used to be reportedly in the dependancy of posing as a senior cop to pull up guards or constables on night time/PCR duties. Confirmed stories claim even supposing he isn't pals with many top law enforcement officials and administrative officers on social media, he nonetheless managed to socialize with them ceaselessly, posing as an IPS officer. On Facebook, he hadn’t divulged many of his details, barring a phone quantity.

“In 2002, Sharma and his mother had been booked for fraud in Karnal, when he had taken advance and prepared a faux plot sale agreement. He used to be also booked for fraud in Gurgaon in 2007, when he attempted promoting a flat using pretend paperwork. An FIR used to be then registered towards him in Sector 56 police station. He is on remand and we are hoping to extract extra confessions from him,” stated police spokesperson Subhash Boken.

Gurgaon police nabbed Sharma after he brutally thrashed a Delhi Police constable in front of Ambience mall, and attempted to abduct him past due night time on Thursday. He have been threatening his sufferer posing as a DCP of Gurgaon police.

Interrogation of the accused, who hails from Hisar and now lives in Ambience Caitriona Apartments behind Ambience mall, has thus far printed he's into actual estate industry and has been posing as an IPS for a few years. His Facebook good friend’s list comprises non-public accounts of many politicians, government officers and businessmen.

A Gurgaon businessman who's on his good friend’s list told NewsTread he had first met him on the area of an IPS officer posted in the town. At the time, Sharma had it sounds as if claimed to be the director of a medical and dental school in Delhi-NCR. “Afterwards, he known as me a number of instances and invited me to birthday parties, which I had omitted because of my busy time table, but I’m stunned by means of the turn of occasions,” he stated.

Delhi Police constable Ankit Kumar, who filed the criticism that resulted in Sharma’s arrest, stated he used to be ready along with his good friend Ravi for his relative out of doors Ambience mall at around 4am on Thursday, when he used to be attacked. The resident of Banipur village close to Bawal in Rewari district wrote in his criticism, “A white Toyota Fortuner SUV stopped by means of and [Sharma] stepped out. Someone else used to be on the wheel. Without any provocation, he started abusing and roughing me up. When I stated I am a cop, he claimed he used to be a Gurgaon DCP, pulled out a stick from his SUV and started beating me. Believing that he's a senior, I kept pleading. He snatched my ID and his driver attempted to push me within the automotive, but I escaped. The mall guards then told me he harasses them continuously. This made me suspicious. When I attempted to verify his identification, he drove away.” Based on constable Kumar’s criticism, an FIR has been registered towards Sharma beneath sections 323 (inflicting hurt), 294 (abusing), 170 (personating a public servant), 365 (kidnap), 379B (snatching and using force), 506 (felony intimidation), 34 (not unusual goal), 511 (attempting to commit offence) of IPC at DLF III police station.

“He is only a realtor with many cases towards him. We’re interrogating him to verify extra such instances,” stated Boken.

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