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Man arrested for personating IAS officer at police station in Greater Noida

Press Trust of India  |  Noida 

A man was arrested at a police station in where he had gone posing as an working as an to get a personal work done, officials said Tuesday.

Abhay Bahal, a resident of sector 15A, arrived at the station Monday and insisted policemen to get some shops vacated, they said.

"Bahal had told the that he is an currently working as an However, had grown suspicious of his identity," a said.

"When Bahal was asked for identification proof, he showed ID cards of the Union and visiting cards, where it was mentioned that he is an But when checked properly, the ID card and the visiting cards turned out to be fake and he was arrested," he said.

The car in which he had arrived was also found to be having a fake sticker of the ministry, he added.

A case was registered against Bahal at the station under Indian Penal Code sections 170 (Personating a public servant), 465 (forgery), 468 (forgery for cheating), 471 (Using as genuine a forged document) and 420 (cheating), among others.

He was later presented before a court which remanded him in custody, officials said.

On December 29 also, a man was arrested for allegedly impersonating an IAS officer to get work of his relatives and friends done by police in Greater Noida's Badalpur.

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First Published: Wed, January 09 2019. 01:00 IST