At least nine people were arrested including four girls for allegedly duping people by promising to provide them jobs in reputed companies in South Delhi.
Based on a information Delhi police on Monday conducted raids in several location of South Delhi including Mehrauli, Kehar Singh Estate, Western Marg Lane No. 2 and Saidullajab.
According to police report, nine accused persons including four girls were apprehended from the spot while two were arrested later. Five laptops, 5 mobile phones and 8 SIM cards were also seized.
Police said the accused people used to lured the victims with good job prospects and great starting salary amid the continuing Covid onslaught on the job market. And following which they used to charge Rs. 2200 from the people as registration fee through online payment for providing jobs.
Speaking on the same Atual Thakur, DCP of South Delhi said, “During initial enquiry, it was found that they use to make telephonic calls to the unemployed youth and lured them by promising to provide jobs in different companies. After receiving the registration amount they dispatched fake interview letters and appointment letters and collected additional amounts.”
It was found that before dispatching the fake appointment letter they collected anywhere between Rs 10,000 to Rs 40,000, depending on the budget of the candidate.
From the arrested accused people, the accused named Aashish has done B. Tech in Information and Technology from Sobhit University in Modipuram and was working in a bank before lockdown. The other accused persons have no technical education. Currently police are checking the past record of the arrested people to know whether they had conducted the same act in past as well. Further probe is on.