Mumbai Police Arrested Fake Jawan: The Cyber Officer of Mumbai’s Borivali Police Station has arrested the fake Air Force Jawan. He used to increase friendship with people by putting the ID of Army and Airforce in the name of Deepak Surve on Facebook and later used to cheat lakhs in the name of getting cheap and good quality products from army canteen. Borivali Crime PI Vijay Madaye and Cyber Police API Kalyan Patil said that the accused has been identified as Vinod Gaikwad.
56 people have been victimized
According to the cyber police records, the accused has so far made 56 people his victims by showing them fake IDs on Facebook. The accused Vinod Gaikwad, who was caught by the Mumbai Police, has been arrested from Belapur area of Navi Mumbai. Police have seized SIM cards of 12 different companies and 2 mobile phones along with fake army and air force straps and ID cards from the accused.
Borivali Crime PI Vijay Madaye and Cyber Police’s API Kalyan Patil told that the complainant is a resident of Borivali. He had received information on Facebook that an army and air force officer named Deepak Surve gets cheap and good quality goods from the army canteen.
40 thousand asked for fridge from the canteen
The victim accepted the friendship of the said Facebook ID. The victim needed a good quality fridge. He told the army officer with Facebook that he wanted a fridge from the canteen. The fake officer contacted him and told him that if he sends 40 thousand to his account, he will get the fridge delivered to him.
The victim sent 40,000 for the fridge to the account of the fake army man, but no response was received for 1 week. The victim has understood that he has been cheated. The victim complained to the Borivali Cyber Police.
Information about the accused received from intelligence
In police investigation, it was found that the accused had been posting fake army with different names on Facebook for a long time In the name of getting cheap goods from the canteen by putting the ID of the jawan, he has made more than 56 people his victims. At the same time, he has also cheated in the name of getting a job in the Navy Army in Kashimira Road. Accused Vinod Gaikwad has dozens of cheating cases registered in different police stations of Mumbai.
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