Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir police have arrested five people, including two constables of Railway Protection Force (RPF) who were running a fake job racket in the valley, a police spokesman said on Monday.
He said on a tip-off received by Police Station (PS) Baramulla that some people were running a fake job racket, started investigation.
During the investigation police found that a gang was operating fake job racket in Srinagar, Budgam and Baramulla.
Police later arrested five people including two constables of RPF posted at Budgam station.
Those arrested were identified as Hafizulla Lone, resident of Diver Lolab, Ashiq Hussain Naik resident of Kralgund Qazigund Kulgam, Ather-ul-Islam resident of Devar Lolab Kupwara, Ajaz ahmad lone resident of Tujer Sharif Sopore and Abdul Rashid Wani resident of Nagbal Khag Budgam, he said, adding three fake and forged appointment orders in Agriculture Department were recovered from them.
He said case has been registered.
The accused have duped many people and collected hefty amounts against fake appointment orders.