Imposter nabbed posing as IG Punjab, inquiry on


Nayagarh: An imposter has been nabbed for making fraudulent calls to Nayagarh Superintendent of Police (SP)  posing as IG Punjab police. The accused has been identified as Ashok Naik of Daspalla area.

According to reports, Ashok had approached the Nayagarh SP over phone to get some work done for one of his friends. suspecting his identity, Town police officials were asked to conduct a probe into the matter

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Jayram Satpathy, Nayagarh SDPO informed that the youth was making repeated calls to Nayagarh SP and was trying to influence him to get some work done.

A visiting card in the name of Ishwar C. Sharma, Inspector General of Police, Punjab and other identity cards of accused Ashok Nayak have been recovered from his possession.

“The IPS officer had given me the card and asked to use in case of any trouble,” said the accused, Ashok.

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