JAMMU: An income tax lawyer along with his wife were today booked for allegedly preparing fake and forged documents to cheat his client.

“The crime branch has registered a case against income tax lawyer Rajesh Verma and his wife Sangeeta Verma for preparing fake and forged documents which caused huge financial loss to his client,” Senior Superintendent of Police Crime Branch Mubassir Latifi told Jammu Links News.

He said that action was taken on complaint of one Pardeep Kumar, who had alleged that the accused made fake documents and used them to take rent on his property from a tenant.

“Victim’s father had hired the accused as his income tax consultant, but after his death, the accused prepared fake rent deeds and fake power of attorney and cheated the son of his client,” Latifi said.

He said that on receiving the complaint investigations were launched and it was established that the accused had made fake power of attorney.

“The accused, along with his wife, has been booked by the crime branch under various sections of the Ranbir Penal Code (RPC),” he said.