Conman posing as "Police Commissioner" gets trapped by Pimpri Chinchwad police, arrested from Mumbai

The conman used to cheat the policemen sometimes as “informer” and sometimes as “Commissioner of Police”

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Con 'policeman' of Mumbai

New Delhi, December 31

A conman posing as ‘police commissioner’ called the Police Commissioner of Pimpri-Chinchwad, twin city of Pune only to bust his racket of conning many policemen sometimes as “informer” and sometimes as “Commissioner of Police”. 

The conman cheated many policemen in Mumbai as “informer”. 

The accused identified as Khaliullah Ayanullah Khan of Mumbai got caught while he was trying to deceive the assistant of Pimpri Chinchwad Police Commissioner Krishna Prakash.

Khaliullah Ayanullah Khan allegedly posed as a senior police official or an informant to con policemen. Khan was arrested from his residence in Goregaon in Mumbai.

As per the case details, the police said that on December 6, the accused called the police control room asking for the number of a senior official posted in the commissionerate of Pimpri-Chinchwad. The accused identified himself as assistant commissioner of police Sanjay Raut. He even yelled at the police staffers. He then tried reaching Krishna Prakash, but the Commissioner of Pimpri Chinchwad police never answered his call.

The officials added that Khan then called on the CP’s landline number, which was answered by his assistant. When the assistant told him that Krishna Prakash is busy, the accused claimed that he is Ahmedabad Police Commissioner Vijay Singh and wanted to talk to him urgently.

Despite this, the assistant did not connect him to Krishna Prakash and forwarded the information on the caller to the Social Service branch.

The police tracked him down and found out that he was making the calls from Goregaon in Mumbai. 

Kha had been conning police by claiming to have information on various gangs operating in the city. He would allege that he has information on a gang selling illegal weapons. He also sent pictures of the accused, weapons and vehicles that they were to use. He used to target many junior policemen and extract money from them in the name of information. 

Many policemen contacted the Mumbai police after his arrest stating that they were contacted and conned by him. 

The police stated that he has cases of molestation and robbery against him in Mumbai.

The accused has been booked for cheating and impersonation. 


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