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Details of Cases handled by Punjab Police NRI Wing in 2012


All individual names given in the following detail are fictious as in some cases matter subjudice.


Case FIR No.04, dated 02.03.2012 u/s 420/465/467/468/471 120-B IPC PS NRI Moga.

                An NRI from U.K. faxed to Police Department which was further marked to NRI Wing that his 40 Acres land has been usurped by some unknown person by preparing false power of attorney and other forged papers. NRI Wing quickly swung into action and accused were called for investigation. When accused was shown original record, he admitted his guilt and as such he was arrested. The complainant was informed in U.K. about the proceedings and he expressed satisfaction over police action. The matter is subjudice now.

case FIR No.23, dated 14.08.2012 u/s 498-A IPC PS NRI Moga.

                In this case, an NRI based in USA took Rs.10,00,000/- from the parents of a Punjabi girl on promise that he would marry her and take her to USA after marriage. But he rescinded from his promise. It also came to light during investigation that the said person was already married and having a male child. The matter was enquired and delinquent party agreed to repay Rs.10,00,000/- in installments. Rs.70,000/- has already been paid.

Case FIR No.12, dated 16.11.2012 u/s 452, 506, 427 IPC IPC PS NRI Hoshiarpur.

                In this case, an NRI based in England came to his native village where he was abused and threatened that if he did not sell his property at throw away prices to aggressor, he would be hounded and harmed. After preliminary enquiry the FIR was registered in NRI Police Station. The accused has been arrested and 14 days remand has been secured. The matter is under investigation now.

Case FIR No.121, dated 12.10.2012 u/s 447, 448, 506, 120-B IPC PS Lohian

                This case relates to grabbing property belonging to an NRI and threatening witnesses. An NRI based in Canada owns almost 30 kanal cultivatable and residential lands in his native village. Some unscrupulous persons grabbed the land by force. The matter was enquired into and some of culprits have been arrested. The matter is subjudice now.

Case FIR No.29, dated 04.03.2012 u/s 420, 465, 467, 468, 471, 511, 120-IPC, PS Lohian.

                This case relates to grabbing of property belonging to an NRI by his close relatives. An NRI came to India and died. His corpse was sent back to England where he was cremated. But his property was usurped by his close relatives back in India by forging a false will. When matter came to the notice of deceased’s son, he filed a complaint against his relatives. After preliminary inquiry, a criminal case has been registered and five accused have been arrested and put to trial.

Case FIR No.04, dated 11.10.2012 u/s 380, 120-B IPC PS NRI, SBS Nagar.

                This case has been registered on the complaint of an NRI filed against his own real sister and brother-in-law. The complainant complained that his ATM card was stolen by his sister and brother-in-law and Rs.1,85,000/- were withdrawn without his knowledge. The culprits tried to evade arrest by filing applications for anticipatory bail but their applications have been turned down. Now both the accused have absconded and efforts are being made to arrest them.

Case FIR No.01, dated 16.03.2012 u/s 448, 380 120-B IPC PS NRI, SBS Nagar.

                This case relates to property dispute between an NRI and his Indian relative. The grievance of NRI is that his ancestral property has been sold by his relatives without his consent in a fraudulent manner. The culprits have been arrested and matter is now subjudice.

Case FIR No.01, dated 07.02.2012 u/s 406, 498-A IPC PS NRI Kapurthala.

                A German Citizen of Indian origin visited India and got marriage with an Indian girl belonging of moderate means. He took her to Germany where she discovered that her husband was already married to a German citizen. The main motive of groom was to get dowry in cash and use Indian girl as domestic servant. Somehow, girl came back to India and matter was brought to notice of police. She ran pillar to post for 3 to 4 years but all in vain. Ultimately, the matter was entrusted to NRI Wing and a criminal case was registered against culprit after a thorough inquiry. NRI Police Station Kapurthala under guidance of NRI Wing got an alimony of Rs 11,50,000/- from her in-laws family.

Case FIR No.13, dated 06.09.2012 u/s 419, 420, 465, 467, 468, 471, 120-B IPC PS NRI, Jalandhar City.

                In this case, a Canadian Citizen of Indian Origin gave documents of ancestral property to one of his Indian relative. But his relative cheated the NRI and he sold the property in deceitful manner. A case was registered against the culprits and he was arrested.

Case FIR No.9, dated 26.05.2012 u/s 498-A IPC, PS NRI, Jalandhar City.

                This is a case in which materialism overpowered blood relation. One Punjabi Lady settled in U.K. and having ancestral property in India gave responsibility of looking after her property to her real sister residing in India. But her sister started looking for an opportunity to grab the property. Ultimately, she with the help of her son and daughter-in-law usurped the property. When it came to notice of original owner, she filed a complaint which was marked to NRI Police Station. The matter was enquired and culprits were arrested. Now the culprits are on bail and matter is subjudice.

Case FIR No.7, dated 29.09.2012 u/s 419, 420, 120-B IPC, PS NRI, Ludhiana City.

                This is a bizarre case in which one life partner duped another. A husband drew Rs.34,00,000/- from a joint bank account in a very deceitful but planned manner. He impersonated one lady to be his wife and forged signatures of his wife and drew huge sum of amount. The enquiry was assigned to NRI Police Station Ludhiana as victim was residing in USA. After enquiry, criminal case against accused was registered, he was arrested and case was moved to Court of Law.

Case FIR No.5, dated 17.07.2012 u/s 419, 420, 467, 468, 471,473 120-B IPC, PS NRI, Ludhiana City.

                This is a case of swindling. Ownership of a plot belonging to an NRI was got transferred by accused in deceitful manner. The swindler presented one of his accomplices as owner of plot before Registrar and got the ownership of plot transferred to the name of his friend. Not only he got the ownership transferred but also filed a civil case of harassment against original owner to demoralize him. Contrary to real facts, he alleged in civil case that he was being harassed by police authorities as well as complainant. The matter was enquired and a criminal case was registered. Accused, further filed a writ petition in Hon’ble High Court which is being heard.

Case FIR No.2 dated 19.04.2012 u/s 419, 420, 467, 468, 471, 120-B IPC, PS NRI, Ludhiana City.

                An Indian Citizen tried to grab property worth Rs.5 Crores belonging to an NRI lady based in U.K. The accused adopted the same well known strategy of impersonation to achieve his nefarious objective. He arranged a Punjabi lady and produced her before Registrar as owner of land which he wanted to usurp. He not only got the land registered on his father’s name but also got the mutation transferred in record of revenue department. The victim filed a complaint in CoP/Ludhiana which was further assigned to NRI Police Station. SHO NRI Police Station enquired the matter thoroughly and found the complainant version correct. The accused was immediately arrested and piece of land got returned to its original owner. The mutation was also got cancelled. The matter is now subjudice and is being followed vigorously to send the culprits behind bars.

Case FIR No.1 dated 03.01.2012 u/s 193, 199, 209, 420, 467, 468, 471 120-B, IPC, PS NRI Ludhiana City.

                This case relates to usurpation of property belonging to an NRI by forging documents. The accused through his accomplices impersonated as real owner of property and got the same transferred on his own name. When it came to the notice of original owner who was an NRI, he complained to CoP/Ludhiana and his complaint was sent to NRI Police Station for enquiry. The matter was enquired by ACP/North and SHO PS. NRI. LDH and allegations made in complaint were found correct. The accused due to fear of his arrest filed an application for anticipatory bail in Hon’ble High Court which is under consideration and the accused will be arrested after decision of bail application.

Case FIR No.6, dated 29.09.2012 u/s 419, 420, 120-B IPC, PS NRI, Ludhiana City.

                This is a property extortion case. One lady who is permanently settled in England had a plot measuring 300 square yards in posh area New Model Gram of Ludhiana City. When she came back to India on a visit, she was astonished to see that a mansion had been built on her plot. The matter was referred to NRI Wing and investigation was entrusted to ACP/North and SHO PS NRI Ludhiana. The matter was enquired and found that plot had been usurped through deceitful manner. To evade arrest accused, knocked the door of Hon’ble High Court and they had been granted conditional bail. The matter is now subjudice

Case FIR No.8, dated 03.09.2012 u/s 420, 380, 448 IPC, PS NRI, Ludhiana City.

                This case relates to two quarreling NRIs based in Canada. One NRI Gurbax Singh came India and met mother of another NRI Harbans Singh. He got power of attorney from mother of Harbans Singh in deceitful manner and usurped house belonging to him. He further handed over this house to his relatives. The matter was referred to NRI Wing and investigation was assigned to PS NRI Ludhiana. The matter is being enquired.

Case FIR No.9, dated 17.12.2012 u/s 454, 380, 34 IPC, PS NRI, Ludhiana City.

                This case is a portrait of police quickness. Some unscrupulous persons burgled the house of an NRI settled in Canada and stole 32000/- Canadian Dollars, Indian Rupees 1,00,000/- and gold ornaments weighing 80 grams. The matter was referred to NRI PS LDH and police swung into action immediately. Three culprits were arrested on the same day and case is under investigation.

Case FIR No.8, dated 26.05.2012 u/s 406, 498-A IPC, PS NRI, Jalandhar City.

                This is a case of sheer materialism in which an affluent NRI based in Australia just married an Indian innocent girl for sake of dowry. After few days of marriage, the real face of bridegroom surfaced. He started harassing bride on petty issues and demanded dowry in cash. The matter was brought in the notice of CoP/Jalandhar and an investigation entrusted to NRI Police Station. In preliminary enquiry the facts were found to be correct and as such a criminal case was registered against bridegroom and his parents. After registration of case, accused absconded and became proclaimed offenders. The court of law has issued arrest warrant against them.

Case FIR No.3, dated 16.05.2012 u/s 420, 465, 467, 468, 471, 120-B IPC PS NRI, Kapurthala.

                This case is another example of grabbing property belonging to an NRI through forgery and impersonation. After an inquiry criminal charges have been shaped against the accused. The culprits have been arrested and matter is now subjudice.

Case FIR No.03, dated 22.08.2012 u/s 448, 420, 467, 468, 471 120-IPC IPC PS NRI, SBS Nagar.

                This case relates to encroachment of property belonging to an NRI by unscrupulous persons through forged documents. The matter is being investigated by NRI Police Stations SBS Nagar.

Case FIR No.05, dated 16.10.2012 u/s 498-A, 406 IPC PS NRI, SBS Nagar.

                This case relates to holiday marriage. A Canadian Citizen of Indian origin visited Punjab and got married to an Indian Girl. At the time of marriage, he promised to take bride with him after some time. But even after the lapse of years, he did not live up to his commitment and also he stopped sending subsistence expenses to bride. The arrest warrant has been got issued from Court of Law and further proceedings are being initiated.

Case FIR No.40, dated 13.03.2012 u/s 494, 420, 506, 120-B IPC PS Maqsoodan.

                This case relates to bigamy. The accused took his wife to Germany and there he solemnized second marriage thereby deserting and cheating his Indian wife. The matter is being investigated after registration of criminal case against the husband.

Case FIR No.117, dated 09.07.2012 u/s 494, 420, 506, 120-B IPC PS Maqsoodan.

                This case has been got registered by a female complainant based in U.K. against her husband who contracted a second marriage without getting divorce from complainant who was his first wife. The matter is under investigation.

Case FIR No.18, dated 27.02.2012 u/s 323, 341, 379,148, 149, 120-B IPC, PS Lohian.

                This case relates to day light robbery and attempt to murder. An NRI was looted in day light in the area of Police Station Phillaur. NRI in question recognized one assailant as his close relative. Most of culprits have been arrested and remaining are being traced.

Case FIR No.88, dated 06.07.2012 u/s 420, 467, 468, 471, 120-IPC, PS Goraya.

                This case relates to persecution of an Indian Girl at the hands of husband who lives in Canada. The matter is being investigated.

FIR No.03, dated 27.08.2012 u/s 498-A 406 IPC PS NRI Hoshiarpur.

                This case is another example of holiday marriage. One NRI based in Canada solemnized marriage with an Indian Girl and immediately after marriage he started harassing newly wedded bride for bringing more dowry in shape of gold and cash. When his illegal demands were not met by parents of bride he along with his parent surreptitiously left India and deserted his wife. A case has been registered against groom and his parents and Look Out Notice has been got issued. The matter is under investigation now.

Case FIR No.04, dated 27.08.2012 u/s 498-A 406 IPC PS NRI Hoshiarpur.

                An Indian girl got married to one NRI based in Australia. But groom deserted her and left India without taking her with him. He also refused to send subsistence expenses. A Look Out Notice has been issued against the deserter and he has also been declined bail by court of law. Matter is under investigation now.

Case FIR No.13, dated 23.11.2012 u/s 498-A, 406 IPC IPC PS NRI Hoshiarpur.

                In this case, a girl who is Canadian Citizen of Indian Origin married an Indian boy. After few days of marriage, the parents of groom started harassing her for dowry. However, She went back to Canada with her newly wedded husband. But parents of groom still pressurized the parents of bride living in India for more dowry. A case has been registered against parents of groom which is under investigation.

Case FIR No.14, dated 24.11.2012 u/s 498-A, 406 IPC IPC PS NRI Hoshiarpur.

                This case is another example of desertion and cheating. One NRI based in Australia married a Punjabi girl belonging to a middle class family. He took gold and cash amounting to Rs.8,00,000/- given as dowry to girl and went to Australia. From Australia, he sent divorce papers to his wife when her parents refused to give more cash. On the complaint of girl and her parents a case has been registered against groom and a Look Out Notice has also been got issued. Efforts are being made for deportation of accused back to India.

Case FIR No.12, dated 12.05.2011 u/s 420/406/419/465/467/468/471 120-B IPC PS NRI Moga.

                The complainant approached the NRI Wing Punjab and submitted a complaint that he gave Power of Attorney to one of his trusted friends. But his friend cheated and sold his property without his consent. The matter was got investigated and criminal case has been registered against culprits which is under investigation.

Case FIR No.04, dated 03.11.2010 u/s 420/465/467/468/471 120-B IPC PS NRI Moga.

                With the motive to usurp land of an NRI, perpetrators got a false death certificate claiming NRI’s father to have expired heirless in order to seize land measuring 23 Kanals and 12 Marlas. The matter was reported to NRI Wing and both parties called for hearing. After protracted enquiry, delinquent admitted their guilt and comprise was effected. The victim was paid Rs.60,00,000/- as cost of property.

Case FIR No.23, dated 14.08.2012 u/s 498-A, 406, 494, 506 IPC PS NRI Moga.

                In this case, daughter of complainant was promised to be settled in USA on the basis of fake marriage. The accused got Rs.12,50,000/- for this purpose. But he did not fulfill his commitment and ran away with amount. The accused was arrested and put to trial. The matter is now subjudice.

Case FIR No.12, dated 25.05.2011 u/s 420, 406, 419, 465, 468, 471 120-B IPC PS NRI Moga

                The complainant was settled in Italy and he gave power of attorney of his cultivatable land to his close relative. But the person to whom Power of Attorney was given fraudulently sold the land. The accused has been arrested and challan has been submitted in the court. The matter is now subjudice.