Three civil defence volunteers have been arrested from North Avenue for allegedly issuing fake Covid-19 challans and obtaining penalty amounts in their Paytm accounts.
DCP (New Delhi) Dr Eish Singhal said the accused — Sunny (19), Yashwant Rathi (21) and Lucky (20) — are posted in the office of SDM (New Delhi), Jamnagar House. “They used to issue fake Covid-19 challans to people visiting Talkatora Garden. The matter came to notice on December 31, when a Shakarpur resident was issued a fake challan by the accused,” he said.
In his complaint, the victim said he was sitting in Talkatora Garden with a friend, when three civil defence volunteers allegedly fined them Rs 2,000 each for not wearing masks.
As the complainant did not have Rs 4,000 cash, he paid them via Paytm, police...