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Police arrest ‘fake’ naval officer in Thane

A man posing as a naval officer was arrested by the Thane police on Sunday.

The accused had come to the Kapurbavdi opolice station after a resident had lodged complaint against him in some other matter.

The accused, identified as Supriyo Mukherjee, accompanied by his wife, walked into Kapurbawdi police station in uniform and threatened the police officer on duty, Police Inspector Gajanan Kabdule said.

He said Mukherjee was summoned to police station after a complaint was lodged against him by one Dr. Kamble.

When police inspector, Patil asked Mukherjee to show his ID card, the latter shouted at him and threatened him to get suspended from service.

He also created a scene at the police station, Kadbule said.

Patil then contacted Naval office to crosscheck Mukherjee’s credentials, and found that he was an impostor, Kadbule said.

Mukherjee was arrested under various sections of Indian Penal Code.

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