Precious Kashmir News
Jammu, Nov 2: The sleuths of Jammu Crime Branch on Monday registered a criminal case against two persons for operating a fake employment racket.
Official spokesman here said that a criminal case has been registered against two persons namely Mohammad Rafiq Wani of Levdura, Qazigund, District Anantnag and Nazir Ahmed of Banghall Dewser, District Kulgam, at present Khanyar, Srinagar, for running a racket and duping the unemployed youth of Rs 52.60 lakhs by luring them for Government banks and other private Companies in lieu of Rs 5 lakhs each.
The spokesman said that a written complaint was received from one Vikram Bandyal of Jandrah (Kullian), Tehsil Dansal, District Jammu and others against the accused stated that accused approached the complainants at Jammu in 2017 luring them that they had links and approach in the Secretariat of J&K Government as well as in the private companies had arranged employment for number of persons in Govt. Banks, Private Companies.
The complainants alleged that the accused persons demanded an amount of more than Rs 5 lakh from each complainant and being desperate for employment the amount was immediately paid, he said.
The suspects also issued an appointment letter in favour of the complainant purportedly signed by Under Secretary Forest Department, adding, “complainants further alleged that the accused persons along with other persons are running a racket and giving fake appointment letters and issuing authorities to the police agencies to verify the educational documents and the antecedents of the like appointees and collecting crores of money by cheating the innocent unemployed youth”.
On this complaint, he said that verification was initiated and during the course of enquiry oral and documentary evidence was gathered and the allegations were substantiated.
It has been prima-facie established that the accused in connivance with each other with mala fide intention have duped the complainants dishonestly of their hard earned money to the tune of Rs 52.60 lakhs by fraudulent means on pretext of providing jobs in government and private sector thereby causing wrongful loss to complainants and gain by unlawful means to themselves.