Two women have been arrested in Ghaziabad on Friday for cheating individuals on the pretext of offering them jobs in firms overseas, cops conscious of the matter mentioned.
Whereas the overall quantity of victims of the women is being ascertained, the police acquired on their monitor based mostly on a criticism given by a Ghaziabad resident, who mentioned he was cheated of ₹98 lakh on the pretext of getting a profitable job abroad, mentioned investigators.
The criticism on this case was registered by Animesh Prasad, a resident of Wave Metropolis. The police registered a primary data report underneath Indian Penal Code sections 420 (cheating), 406 (legal breach of belief), and 506 (legal intimidation) at Wave Metropolis police station on September 18 in opposition to seven named suspects, together with the 2 women.
The suspects have been recognized as Neha Sharma, 24, and her mom, Sudesh Devi, 50, each residents of Khichdipur in east Delhi.
Neha collected knowledge of job seekers from an internet job portal after which would name them and introduce herself as a senior official who offered jobs and trapped individuals, mentioned investigators.
In his criticism, Prasad mentioned he acquired a name from them in April 2021, the place they requested him to deposit about ₹1 crore in an account to get a job, mentioned a police officer related to the case.
Since then, Prasad deposited ₹98,94,724 in numerous on-line wallets belonging to the suspects, however he by no means acquired a job. As soon as, the suspects even known as him for an interview at a location close to the Indira Gandhi Worldwide Airport, which they claimed was their workplace, Prasad mentioned in his criticism.
“Neha labored at the workplace whereas her mom aided her in duping individuals. There are five different suspects within the case, and our groups will arrest them quickly. The complainant had been cheated since April 2021, on the pretext of an abroad job. He transferred ₹98 lakh up to now after which acquired suspicious. He then approached us and sought assist,” mentioned Saloni Agarwal, assistant commissioner of police (Wave Metropolis).
“We now have recovered a listing and different paperwork and materials from Neha. We suspect extra individuals, similar to Prasad, may have been cheated by the suspects. We’re investigating additional,” mentioned ACP Agarwal.