The case is of the Sonipat district of Haryana, where ASI and 4 other policemen took a person hostage and transferred bitcoins worth Rs 9 crore. Sirsa Police has registered zero FIR on the complaint of the victim and has expedited the investigation of the matter. Shashikant, a resident of Gyan Vihar Colony of Neem Ka Thana town of Sikar district of Rajasthan, said that he and a friend were kidnapped by the ASI of Haryana Police and 4 other policemen.
Both were kidnapped and taken to Kharkhoda in Sonepat. Here he was tortured. After this 30 bitcoins were transferred from mobile to another account. The total value of these bitcoins is being estimated to be around Rs 9 crore. At present, Sirsa Police has registered zero FIR in this matter and now it has been transferred to Jaipur Police, which will further investigate.
However, one thing has also come to the fore that the victim Shashikant was declared a fugitive by the Sirsa police in 2013 in a fraud case. Not only this, he was arrested by the police on 23 January this year and the next day he was produced in court.
According to the report of Times of India, Sirsa police station in-charge Vikram said that based on Shashikant’s statement, zero FIR has been registered. Under this, an FIR has been registered against ASI Kumar and 4 other policemen. A case has been registered against these policemen on charges of kidnapping, ransom, criminal conspiracy.
In his statement, Shashikant said that he deals in digital cryptocurrencies. Due to this, he was familiar with the ASI and other policemen. Shashikant said that he was at his friend Gaurav’s flat in Jaipur on January 22.
Meanwhile, the team arrived and he was kidnapped. After this he was taken to Kharkhonda police station in Sonipat. But there the policemen refused to keep me in illegal custody. After this I was taken hostage to the farmhouse. After this, the policemen made a WhatsApp call to Shashikant’s wife and got 25 bitcoins transferred. Shashikant says that a total of 30 bitcoins were transferred, which was worth around Rs 9 crore.