Vikash Sharma

In a major breakthrough, the Special Task Force (STF) of the CID, Crime Branch arrested a Kashmiri fraudster having links with some suspicious anti-national elements from Odisha’s Jajpur district. The accused has been identified as Sayed Ishaan Bukhari alias Ishaan Bukhari aka Dr Ishaan Bukhari (37).

Bukhari was arrested by a special team of STF following a raid at Neulpur area in Jajpur district. Senior STF officials said that the 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.

“It was also found that he was in touch with suspicious persons in Kerala and some Pakistani nationals too,” STF said in a release.

STF officials further informed that over 100 documents have been seized during the raid. Surprisingly, the accused was found to be impersonating a Neuro Specialist Doctor, an Army Doctor, an officer in PMO, a close associate of some high-ranking NIA officials.

Shocking Findings

The accused, Sayed Ishaan Bukhari has married at least 6-7 girls from various parts of India including Kashmir, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra and Odisha. He was also active on various websites/ Apps and was in romantic relationships with many girls impersonating a doctor with international degrees.


Several forged documents like medical degree certificate issued by Cornel University of USA, Canadian Health Services Institute, Christian Medical college Vellore have been seized. Some blank signed documents/ affidavits/ Bonds, numerous Identity cards, ATM cards, blank Cheques, Aadhaar cards, visiting cards have also been seized.

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