Fake job racket busted, four land behind bars

Update: 2019-02-21 00:00 GMT

HighlightThe Malkajgiri Special Operations Team SOT along with the Uppal police on Wednesday busted an interstate fake job consultancy racket and arrested four persons including a woman for duping job aspirants to the tune of Rs 3 to Rs 4 crore The police seized net cash of Rs 105 lakh, seven tolas gold ornaments, car worth Rs 15 lakh, three laptops, one colour printer, six mobile phones, fake appointm

Hyderabad: The Malkajgiri Special Operations Team (SOT) along with the Uppal police on Wednesday busted an interstate fake job consultancy racket and arrested four persons including a woman for duping job aspirants to the tune of Rs 3 to Rs 4 crore. The police seized net cash of Rs 10.5 lakh, seven tolas gold ornaments, car worth Rs 15 lakh, three laptops, one colour printer, six mobile phones, fake appointment letters and sale deed agreement copy of purchased flats at Kolkata all worth Rs 35 lakh from the possession of the accused.

According to Rachakonda Police Commissioner Mahesh M Bhagwat, the arrested accused K Charan Panda (33, Orissa), V Murali Krishna (43), M Veera Raghava Reddy (25) and K Sandhya Rani (40) cheated job aspirants by promising jobs in State Bank of India, Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) and Income Tax Department and collected around Rs 3 to Rs 4 crore from more than 100 students.

The arrested issued fake appointment letters and escaped by switching off their mobiles and by closing the training centre at Kolkata. The main accused Kalu Charan Panda received total amount of Rs 1.5 crore towards his share amount and from which he has purchased costly flats in Kolkata, car, gold ornaments, house hold articles and spent the money lavishly.

By filing a case under sections 120 (b), 170, 406, 420, 468, 471 r/w 34 IPC police arrested them at LB Nagar and produced them in the court and remanded them in Cherlapalli Jail. CP said efforts are going on to nab the other absconding culprits.

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