ITANAGAR, APRIL 2 ; The West Kameng district police have busted a fake/black SIM card racket and arrested and reportedly four persons have been arrested in connection from various locations of the district. A police source said.
The sources informed that the West Kameng Police in joint operation with Military Intelligence, Eastern Command busted black/fake SIM card racket after conducting parallel raids in Dahung, Rupa and Tenga areas. The team has been able to recover 340 pre-activated SIM cards in the operation.
The police personnel posing as genuine customers bought the black SIMs to verify the reports. Each SIM is available for about twice the price of a regular SIM. 4 persons have been arrested in this matter. The sources said.
A case: of cheating and misuse of documents has been registered at Rupa police station and legal action taken. The sources added.