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Gang Provides ‘Parents’ to Get People Out on Bail | Bareilly News

Bareilly: As part of a special joint police and criminal police operation in Moradabad, a four-member gang operating in the district, allegedly involved in the bail of people claiming to be their “parents”, was dismantled on Friday.
The gang used to contact police stations for the release of prisoners on bail, acting like family members, usually an uncle or aunt, police said, adding that the hub, identified as Rajesh Sharma and three others, charged Rs 2,000 and Rs 3,000 for claiming to be the accused’s uncle and aunt, respectively.
Disclosing details, Moradabad SP Amit Kumar Anand said: “The gang had been operating in Moradabad for six years. Members of the gang – kingpin Rajesh Sharma from Gopalpur village, Chajlet, Saeed aka Abdul Waheed from Kahiram Nagar, Majhola, Laeeq from Mundha Pandey and Raushan Jahan – used to visit local police stations with false documents and to release the prisoners on bail, pretending to be their parents.
Civil Lines CO Indu Sidhartha said during questioning, gang members revealed that they used to tell police that prisoners’ family members could not come because they were not feeling well. . The linchpin, Sharma worked under a lawyer at the district collector. He identified people in prison who had no one to get them on bail, contacted them and settled the case. He also had fake Aadhaar cards and other necessary documents made.
SP Anand added, “Three fake police station stamps and three fake Aadhaar cards were seized from the gang. The defendants were convicted under various sections of the IPC, including 420 (deception and dishonest inducement to deliver goods), 467 (forgery of securities, will, etc.), 468 (forgery for the purpose of cheating ) and 120B (punishment for criminal association). Further legal proceedings in this case are ongoing.