Man nailed for posing as excise employee

Man nailed for posing as excise employee

A Zirakpur resident has been arrested for allegedly posing as an employee of the Excise and Taxation Department. - File photo

Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, November 25

A Zirakpur resident has been arrested for allegedly posing as an employee of the Excise and Taxation Department.

According to a complainant lodged with the police, Kamal Gupta, who owns a shop at Burail, reported that a Parkash Puri (66), a resident of Zirakpur, visited his shop on November 24 and introduced himself as an excise employee. The suspect asked him to show the bill of the goods at the shop.

The complainant alleged that the suspect had also visited his shop around a year ago and had taken Rs5,000 from him. The police were informed following which a cheating case was registered at the Sector 34 police station.

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