Kupwara Resident Posing as PMO Official in Odisha
A Kupwara resident posing as a PMO official, a specialist Army doctor, and a close associate of some high-ranking NIA officials, and having links with some anti-national elements were arrested in Odisha, officials said here on Saturday. An official told the news agency, that a team of STF with the help of local police officials conducted a raid in Jajpur and arrested one Sayed Ishaan Bukhari alias Dr Ishaan Bukhari son of Sayed Saife Ud din Bukhari alias Peer Mohammad Muqbool of Kupwara at present Jajpur, Odisha for impersonation and links with anti-national elements.
He said that during the raid many incriminating materials including more than 100 documents were seized and the accused was found to be impersonating a Neuro-specialist doctor, an army doctor, an officer in PMO, a close associate of some high-ranking NIA officials, etc. “Numerous forged documents like medical degree certificates issued by the Cornel University of USA, Canadian Health Services Institute, Christian Medical College Vellore, etc were seized,” he said.
The official said some blank signed documents, affidavits, bonds, numerous identity cards, ATM cards, blank cheques, Aadhaar cards, and visiting cards were also seized. “It was also found that the accused was married to at least 6-7 girls from various parts of India including Kashmir, UP, Maharashtra and Odisha.”
He added that he was also active on various websites and apps and was in romantic relationships with many girls impersonating a doctor with international degrees. “It was also found that he was in touch with suspicious persons in Kerala and some Pakistani nationals too.”
“It seems that the accused is also wanted by Kashmir Police about a case of cheating and forgery there and one non-bailable warrant is pending against him. Further investigation is on,” the official said—(KNO)