Punjab Police Arrest Fake High Court Judge

SANGRUR – Sangrur police has arrested a man posing as Punjab and Haryana high court judge, travelling in a car fitted with plate of high court judge with blue beacon atop. Police has recovered fake stamps and forged documents from his possession and has impounded the Innova car. The man has confessed his folly saying he is mentally imbalanced.

Nitin Jain of Jagraon in Ludhiana on Tuesday had called up Sangrur police to provide him security as he is visiting the town and will stay at a private hotel. Sangrur SSP Harcharan Singh Bhullar said, “Nitin Jain had called me saying he is speaking from high court and will land at Sangrur in the afternoon and will stay at hotel Paradise. Upon getting suspicious, though the security police control room van was provided to him, I deputed a DSP to inquire about him. Upon talking to him, the police team found that Nitin is not a judge and is befooling the police”.

SSP said upon getting suspicious, police arrested him and during investigation, the fake judge confessed that he was not a judge but had posed one to make impression on the police. SSP said police recovered a fake identity card issued by a former judge from his possession along with an appointment letter of a sitting judge, documents about correspondence with Punjab DGP and high court, fake stamps from his possession along with an Innova car. Bhullar said though Nitin Jain claimed to have done LLB from Ganganagar degree but in a news item recovered from him, it was found that he had obtained the LLB degree from Punjab University, Chandigarh.

SSP said Nitin Jain, who resides at Shastri Nagar of Jagraon has been dispossessed by his family. He said that Nitin Jain’s driver Harmandeep Singh has confessed that the man in his late thirties had hired the car for three days and had assured him a job in the police saying he had good relations with Punjab DGP.

SSP said the driver further confessed that when the man used to enter Jagraon he used to remove beacon and the plate denoting the car belonging it to be high court judge.

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