CB books job consultancy for ‘fraud’
Srinagar: Crime Branch Kashmir Wednesday said that it has registered a case of fraud against a job consultancy in Srinagar.
A spokesman of the organization said that the case has been registered under section 420, 467, 468 RPC against the Proprietor of M/S “Al-Irfan Inter-National Manpower Resources”, Natipora Srinagar for “duping the job seekers”.
The spokesman said that the case was filed after it received a written complaint against the placement firm.
“Crime Branch Kashmir received a complaint from Zahoor Ahmed S/O Ghulam Rasool R/O Kral-Khud, and Javid Ahmad Bhat S/O Mohammad Maqbool Bhat R/O Noorpora, Tral. The complaints revealed that they approached the consultancy for arranging a job in Abroad”.
The complainants were induced to pay an amount of Rs. 1, 70,000/- and Rs. 1, 25000/= respectively, the spokesman said, adding that the consultancy provided the aspirants with job visa’s for Qatar and Maldives, which, however, on enquiry were found to be fake and forged.
“Crime Branch is also probing five more complaints of similar nature against the consultancy for fraud wherein, it has been alleged that a large number of gullible people (job seekers) have been deceived by the proprietor on various pretexts thereby extracting huge amount of money from them,” the statement added.