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Ajay Singh, SSP (Photo:ANI)
Ajay Singh, SSP (Photo:ANI)

Uttarakhand Police busts fake employment centre in Laksar, arrests 4 for duping people for govt jobs

ANI | Updated: Feb 01, 2023 08:51 IST

Haridwar (Uttarakhand) [India], February 1 (ANI): Uttarakhand Police has busted a fake employment centre in Laksar area in the district and arrested four people for allegedly cheating youths of lakhs of rupees on the pretext of providing them government jobs, a senior official said.
The police also seized computers from the centre for investigations, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Ajay Singh told reporters on Tuesday.
"On the basis of a complaint that a fake employment centre was being run in Laksar, a case was registered. During the probe, it was found that the accused were cheating youths of Rs 5-6 lakhs in return for government jobs. Four accused were arrested. Evidence including computers seized," he said.

During the investigation, it came to the fore that the accused persons had formed a trust to cheat people, and were using government e-mail IDs to convince the gullible candidates, the SSP said
"The accused formed a trust to cheat youths. Advertisements of the trust were published in different newspapers. A hotel was booked in Lucknow to conduct interviews of candidates. Accused used government e-mail IDs to convince youths to invest the money," he added.
Further investigations are underway. (ANI)