Rajouri, Jan 22: Jammu and Kashmir police on Friday claimed to have arrested a man, who was luring innocent youth on the name of providing government jobs to them here in Rajouri district of Jammu region.
Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Rajouri, Chandan Kohli as per the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) said that on Thursday, a complaint was received from Iftikhar Khan, son of Khan Mir of Tarkasi Kotranka who alleged therein that one Altaf Hussain, son of Sher Mohd of Rehan Kotranka projected himself as Naib Tehsildar to the applicant and induced the applicant to pay an amount of five lakh rupees for providing job in Finance Department.
The complainant also stated that accused later on provided an appointment letter which on verification turned to be fake and forged and accused thereby deceived the applicant and grabbed his hard earned money.
Taking cognizance of the complaint, SSP Rajouri Chandan Kohli said, a case under relevant sections of law was registered in Kandi Police Station and a team of police headed by Inspector Ashiq Hussain of Police Post Peeri under the supervision of DySP Operations Rajouri Imtiaz Ahmed started investigation during which the accused was found missing but after hectic efforts and technical surveillance, he has been arrested from Jammu.
In investigation, it has come to the fore that the fraudster has deceived many other job aspirants and grabbed a huge amount from them, which is expected at around seventy lakhs.
Fraudster has also taken attested copies of certificates and photographs of applicant on the name of providing them job, the officials said.
SSP Rajouri Chandan Kohli further informed that a case under FIR number 05/2021 under section 419/420/465/467/471 IPC has been registered at PS Kandi and investigation is going on with a MG Hector vehicle valuing over twenty lakhs has been seized from his possession.
SSP Rajouri further said that prima facia, it has come to fore that dozens of job aspirants have been cheated by said fraudster on the name of providing job.
“We appeal every citizen to remain cautious against such fraudsters who deceive people on the name of employment and take away their hard earned money,” SSP appealed—(KNO)