The sleuths of Crime Branch Jammu booked fraudsters for hatching criminal conspiracy and duping the complainants on the pretext of providing job in Defense Border Roads wing.
Official spokesman here said that a case has been registered against the accused identified as Hasudden Chand Bhi Sheikh alias A T Sheikh of Walika, Tehsil Ahmed Nagar, District Ahmed Nagar, Maharashtra, Havaldar Jasbir Singh of Engineering Regiment and Rajinder Parshad of Fata, Tehsil Nowshera, District, Rajouri J&K, under relevant sections for hatching criminal conspiracy and duping the complainants to the tune of Rs 20 lakhs on the pretext of providing them job in defense Border Roads wing, thereby causing huge losses to the complainant and wrongful gain for themselves.
A written complaint was lodged by complainant namely Mandeep Singh of village Sohal, Thesil Akhnoor, District, Jammu and others, alleging therein that the accused who was posted at Mumbai had cheated the complainant by luring for their appointment in the defense Border roads wings organization.
The complainant among others was induced to apply for the post of Pioneer for which he went to Pune for physical test in the army recruitment rally. The accused demanded money from the complainants for their appointment for the above mentioned posts and induced to transfer Rs 20 lakhs to the accused through bank transactions.
The complainant transferred the money in his bank accounts just to be defrauded only. The complainants immediately approached the concerned department where they came to know the fact that such call letters have not been issued by the concerned authorities etc.
Taking cognizance into the matter Crime Branch Jammu initiated a preliminary verification in light of the contents of the complaint and during the course of enquiry the allegations are prima facie established against the accused persons for cheating and duping the complainant and others of their hard earned money on the pretext of a Govt. Job.
The investigation of the criminal case has been set in motion for in-depth of probe.