Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Fake job racket busted

Police today busted a racket engaged in making fake appointment orders in Northern Railways, National Hydro-electric Power Corporation (NHPC) and other Central Government Departments by cheating the unemployed youths and charging Rs 3 lakh from them including Rs 90,000 advance.

Police said one of the accused has been arrested by Bishnah police while two others were absconding. A large number of fake appointment letters on the name of unemployed youth of different parts of Jammu were recovered from the arrested accused.

Mukesh Kumar son of Karan Kumar R/o Kandoli, Nagrota has been arrested by police while Pushpinder Singh Manhas of Krishna Nagar and Som Raj of Ghagwal were absconding.

Police said the accused had been issuing fake appointment letters to unemployed youth in Northern Railways, NHPC and other departments. They had been charging Rs 3 lakh for the appointments including Rs 90,000 in advance from the youth.

On a tip off from some youth, police today arrested Mukesh Kumar. A search was on for two absconders. A number of fake appointment letters seized from the accused were being examined. A case against the accused has been registered at Bishnah police station.

Police parties, which made the arrests, were headed by SHO Bishnah Jaipal Sharma under the supervision of SSP Jammu Prabhat Singh, SP Headquarters Shailender Singh and SDPO RS Pura SS Samyal.

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