Srinagar: A Kupwara resident posing as PMO official, a specialist Army doctor and a close associate of some high ranking NIA officials, and having links with some anti-national elements was arrested in Odisha, officials said here on Saturday.
An official said that a team of STF with the help of local police officials conducted a raid in Jajpur and arrested one Sayed Ishaan Bukhari alias Ishaan Bukhari alias Dr Ishaan Bukhari son of Sayed Saife Ud din Bukhari alias Peer Mohammad Muqbool of Kupwara at present Jajpur, Odisha for impersonation and links with antinational elements.
He said that during raid many incriminating materials including more than 100 documents were seized and the accused was found to be impersonating as a Neuro-specialist doctor, an army doctor, an officer in PMO, a close associate of some high ranking NIA officials etc.
“Numerous forged documents like medical degree certificate issued by Cornel University of USA, Canadian Health Services Institute, Christian Medical college Vellore etc were seized,” he said.
The official said that some blank signed documents, affidavits, bonds, numerous identity cards, ATM cards, blank cheques, Aadhaar cards, visiting cards etc. were also seized. “It was also found that the accused was married to least 6-7 girls from various parts of India including Kashmir, UP, Maharashtra and Odisha.”
He added that he was also active on various websites and apps and was in romantic relationships with many girls impersonating as a doctor with international degrees.
“It was also found that he was in touch with suspicious persons in Kerala and some Pakistani nationals too.” “It seems that accused is also wanted by Kashmir Police in relation to a case of cheating and forgery there and one non-bailable warrant is pending against him. Further investigation is on,” the official said