olice have arrested three persons for duping a man by selling him an ordinary stone pitching it as a “rare metal’ for Rs 4 lakh in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district.
“Budgam police arrested 03 persons for trying to sell fake Space object (Trath Gola), Rs 04 lac seized, ” a police spokesman tweeted.
— BUDGAM POLICE (@BudgamPolice) October 2, 2021
While police arrested the trio within two hours along with the money, it was not immediately known why the victim wanted to buy the stone.
“In this regard, case FIR. number 216/2021 under relevant sections of law was registered at Police station Magam and investigations taken up. All the three accused were arrested within two hours and Rs 4 lakh of the fake deal were recovered from the arrested persons,” a police spokesperson said.