Rs 50,000 swindled out of Kathua DC’s bank account

Jammu: An unidentified man defraud Rs.50,000 from an account of Deputy Commissioner Kathua Rohit Khajuria, after calling him and seeking a number of his Aadhar to link it with his bank account.

“DC Kathua on Friday received a call from an unidentified caller who claimed himself as banker and sought Aadhar card number to link his ATM card,” police sources here said on Saturday.

They said that the officer provided him the information, following which an amount of Rs 50,000 was withdrawn from his account.

A case under FIR number 409 of 2018 and IT Act was registered under section 420 of RPC at Police Station Kathua and investigation started.

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