Four Youths Who Were Begging by Acting as Physically Challenged Arrested in Berhampur

Berhampur: Berhampur Police arrested four youths, who were begging from the people by acting as deaf, dumb and physically challenged.

The arrested persons have been identified as Ajya Kumar (28), Anil Kumar, Mero(32) and Jaswant Kumar(20). They are all from Uttar Pradesh. A case has been registered in this regard at Baidyanathpur PS.

During patrolling on Tuesday, a team of Baidyanathpur PS noticed two persons begging money from general public at Kamapalli Traffic chhak as deaf, dumb and physically challenged.

Out of suspicion the police detained two persons. During interrogation they disclosed that they are normal person and physically fit, but to gain sympathy and for wrongful gain they asked money by acting deaf, dumb & physically challenged. He along with his associates had come from Uttar Pradesh. They were living by the side of NH-16 and his two other associates were begging money at TATA Benz Chhak.

The police team rushed to TATA Banz chhak and also he noticed that two persons begging money from the general public by acting. All the four persons fraudulently and dishonestly deceived the passerby and collected money by showing themselves as with abnormal physical conditions.

As prima facie evidence U/S- 417/419/420/34 IPC is well established against the accused persons. They were arrested and forwarded to the court, said Berhampur SP Dr. Saravana Vivek M.

Further investigation is going on regarding their previous character antecedents and whether they are involved in any robbery or burglary cases, he added.

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