Crime

Two arrested for Rs 44 lakh fraud promising Govt jobs

Tuesday, 20 September 2022 | PNS | DEHRADUN

The Dehradun police nabbed two Uttar Pradesh-based men for allegedly scamming people of Rs 44 lakh in the name of providing government jobs in railways. The Dehradun senior superintendent of police (SSP) Daleep Singh Kunwar said that a complainant named Sonu Singh filed a written complaint in Rishikesh police station that the accused Sandeep Kumar and his friend Ravindra Singh have scammed him and his friend of Rs 14 lakh in the name of providing jobs in railways in June.

Some other complainants in August filed a complaint stating that the two accused along with his two other accomplice scammed six young men for Rs 30 lakh with the promise to provide a government job in railways. The SSP said that the police activated their informers network and continued with the investigation that finally led the police team to nab the both accused from Haridwar on Monday.

The SSP said that the accused have revealed that they posed as senior officials from Railways to their victims to recover huge amounts from them with the promise to help them to get a government job in the railways. Both the arrested accused belong to Bijnor in Uttar Pradesh and the police are yet to arrest their other accomplice.

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