Fraudster, his associate arrested for duping job seeker
Srinagar: Crime Branch Kashmir on Monday claimed to have registered a case against a fraudster and his associate for duping a candidate in Srinagar by providing him a fake Canadian appointment letter, visa and other documents in lieu of money.
According to the details, Crime Branch Kashmir had received an application from Naseer Ahmed Qazi of Rathpora Eidgah Srinagar, stating therein that one Fayaz Ahmed Dar and Chandan Singh Rajput of Chandan Villa, New Shimla, Phase 3, Near BSC Sector-3, Plot NO.45 who projected themselves as job providers in abroad to the aspirants and induced the applicant to pay an amount of Rs. 6.0 lacs for providing him a job in Canada.
They provided a Job letter and other related documents which on verification turned to be fake and forged, thereby deceived the applicant and grabbed his hard-earned money, Crime Branch officials said.
Subsequently, a preliminary enquiry in to the matter was initiated at Crime Branch Kashmir, which revealed that the suspect Fayaz Ahmed Dar assured the applicant that he will arrange a Job for him in Canada, officials said.
They said that the applicant was induced to pay an amount of Rs. 25000 as processing fee which he deposited in Account maintained and operated in the name of Chandan Singh Rajput R/O Chandan Villa, New Shimla, Phase 3, Near BSC Sector-3 at SBI Branch Shimla (HP).
“After that the applicant deposited Rs 50,000, 25000 and 20,000 in the account Number maintained and operated in the name of Fayaz Ahmed Dar in J&K Bank Branch Narbal Budgam, and later the complainant again deposited Rs 2.0 lacs, 3.5 lacs, and Rs. 20,000 in A/C NO. 2016796291 of suspect Chandan Singh,” officials added.
“The applicant was provided visa, Identity Card, employment agreement through mail and courier. The Visa document provided to the complainant was verified from Canadian Embassy, but it was reported that the said Visa is not genuine. The accused thereby cheated the applicant and grabbed his hard-earned money in a fraudulent and dishonest manner,” they added.