Shopowner arrested for issuing SIM cards on fake name

Crime Branch of Pune police arrested a shopowner in Bhosari for allegedly issuing SIM cards on fake names.

Written by Express News Service | Published: April 25, 2013 2:55 am

Crime Branch of Pune police arrested a shopowner in Bhosari for allegedly issuing SIM cards on fake names. The suspect has been identified as Devendra Charansingh Choudhary (40),a resident of Sant Tukaram Nagar,Alandi Road,Bhosari. Police said Choudhary owns Balaji Electricals and Home Appliances shop in Sant Tukaram Nagar,Bhosari.

During investigation in a murder case,in which a man was found beheaded in Rambhau Gaweli garden on Bhosari Alandi Road last month,the crime branch found a suspicious cell number issued in the name of Shriram B Sharma,a resident of 215/5 Sant Tukaram Nagar.

Investigations revealed that there was no one named Sharma residing at the address and instead another person named Deepak Morgaonkar (55) was the actual resident.

Further investigation revealed that another SIM card was issued in the name of Sharma on submission of electricity bill on the address of Dinesh Nimbalkar of Bansal city,Gangotri Park,Dighi Road,Bhosari.

Police found that both SIM cards in the name of Sharma were issued from Choudhary’s Balaji Electricals and Home Appliances Shop in Sant Tukaram Nagar,Bhosari.

Choudhary was arrested on charges of cheating.

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